CELEBRATING 60 YEARS IN 2019! The Mount Isa Mines Rodeo is where the romance of the Australian Outback meets the grit of a mining town, east meets west and man meets beast. Non-stop rodeo action - bull riding, saddle bronc, bareback bronc, rope & tie, steer wrestling, team roping, barrel racing, breakaway roping. Experience unearthed and behind the scenes tours. The legend continues. Since 1959.
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The Isa Rodeo is more than just a rodeo – it is nothing short of a week long program of fun and celebration. From the Isa Street Party to four days of non-stop rodeo action, live rodeo rock concerts including John Farnham live in the arena,  Lee Kernaghan, Birds Of Tokyo,  Busby Marou , Casey Barnes, Brad Cox, Oakwood, Blake O’Connor + Dee Jaye Bux.
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Grab your tickets now! Your rodeo pass includes a packed program of rodeo events, entertainment and incredible entertainment line-up for our 60th Year.  Don't miss out and book ahead!
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THERE’S A KING AMONG 2019 MOUNT ISA RODEO QUEEN QUEST ENTRANTS – but all are focused on charity fundraising

Only the second man in the Mount Isa Mines Rodeo’s 60 year history has tossed his akubra in the fundraising ring as an entrant in the event’s famous Isa Rodeo Queen Quest. Exactly 20 years after the first male entrant created national headlines, Tony “Tonka” Toholke is hoping to draw the same attention to the […]

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Legends of Australian music and rodeo collide! John Farnham brings The Voice to the Isa Rodeo

The Mount Isa Mines Rodeo is celebrating 60 years in August, with a massive entertainment lineup led by Australian legend John Farnham performing live inside the Isa Rodeo’s famous red dirt arena. Australia’s most successful solo artist, Farnham is known for good reason as The Voice, and leads a brilliant lineup of Aussie artists Lee […]

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The Mount Isa Mines Rodeo has donated a record $235,000 to local community organisations and towards establishing a Hall of Fame from the 2018 event. Isa Rodeo Chief Executive Ms Natalie Flecker said donations from last year’s rodeo included $85,000 to local community groups, $20,000 to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), $20,000 to the […]