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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 […]

Isa Rodeo saddles up to lure American rodeo fans

Fresh from its success at last week’s Queensland Tourism Awards, the Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo has set its sights on attracting more international visitors. Mount Isa Rotary Rodeo Inc (MIRRI) Chairman Mr Darren Campi collected the Festival and Events award for the second consecutive year, accompanied by other MIRRI representatives and General Manager Ms […]

Champion cowboy’s haka steals the show at Mount Isa Rodeo

The Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo wrapped up in spectacular style this afternoon when the current Australian bull riding champion, New Zealander Fraser Babbington did the haka in the red soil arena after his winning ride in the Open Bull Ride Finals. Babbington scored 88 on Grasshopper to back up his 83 qualifying ride, making […]

Australia’s top rodeo competitors and stock heading to Isa showdown

The country’s top cowboys and cowgirls, plus of course the best stock, are heading to north-west Queensland for next month’s iconic Xstrata Mount Isa Rotary Rodeo. Being held from 9 to 11 August, the Isa Rodeo will showcase the talents of the current Australian rodeo champions, according to Australian Professional Rodeo Association (APRA) General Manager […]