The Darling River has always been the lifeblood for those who live on its banks or surrounding plains; wether indigenous or European. The living Indigenous culture of the region reveals an amazing lineage reaching back over 20,000 years.

While the European connection to the region is far less in time, it is in many ways no less significant and today, we are appreciating the European history and culture to a greater extent and with a greater form of identity; much the same as the indigenous culture and history.

This connection is what makes us Australian and a trip through Outback NSW and along the Darling provides a wonderful opportunity to further understand our history in the context of the early explorers, pastoralist as well the indigenous cultures.


Spiritual Culture

We, all people of on earth, live in a world of the physical, spiritual, and human, but these paradigms are far more steeped and recognized in Aboriginal culture then they...

Brief History

Early European naivety, which also permeates through to modern perceptions, viewed Indigenous Australians as one people. Aboriginal culture in Australia is no more...

The Explorers

We can only imagine how it was done during the early 1800's ... horses and drays, camels and having to carry all supplies for survival, in many cases for over a year; the...

Outback NSW Road Alerts

Live Traffic NSW will discontinue support for RSS in the near future. The RSS feed will be available until 28 May 2018 and may cease at any time after this date. The data contained in this feed is available in GeoJSON format from Please forward questions or concerns to This traffic region is bounded by Broken Hill and the South Australian border to the west to Mudgee and the Blue Mountains in the east. This region extends as far north as Tibooburra and the Queensland border and as far south as Cowra and Marsden. The region includes the towns of Dubbo, Parkes and Bourke. There are currently 1 hazards in this region.

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