Winton Businesses and Services

Telephone – only Telstra mobile operates. There are public telephones available eg outside of the Post Office.

Banks: Full service NAB (open in morning), with other banking facilities at the Post Office. No ATM at the NAB but several shops/hotels have them.

Australia Post

Public Library

Public Swimming Pool in season with AWESOME water park playgroud

Fuel supplies

Transport: daily bus service Brisbane to Mt Isa and beyond; you can book a train ticket but insist on booking to Winton as there is a railways bus coming over from Longreach; Winton airport – twice weekly service (See REX); hire cars in Longreach; local taxi


Hotels – great meals and atmosphere.

Tyre services – two

Visitor Information Centre (VIC) – found in the new Waltzing Matilda Centre which opened on the 20th April 2018.

Newsagency and Gifts

Searle’s general store and Casket Agency

Supermarkets – SPAR; SHOPRITE

Hardware stores

RACQ agency

Mechanical services

Tour Operators – include Red Dust Tours and Vision Splendid Tours.

Opal sellers


Matilda’s Fashion shop



Pharmacy – very modern

Open air picture theatre

Stock and station agents

Local news sheet – look for the Winton Herald each Friday at local stores.


Hospital, outpatients department etc

Doctors Surgery

Sport – squash, swimming, rugby league, golf, rifle shooting, fishing, pony club, lawn bowls

Markets – regular markets. See the Winton Herald.

Churches – several

Police, Court House, QGAP Services

Fire Brigade

Clubs and Societies- Scouts, Lions, Sixties and Better, Mens’ Shed, pony club, Show Society, etc

Festivals –
Outback Festival in September in odd years (2021, 2023 etc).
Opal Festival.
Outback Writers Festival yearly: see
Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival (yearly)

and more