Roma & Western Downs
Roma is best known as the cradle of Australia’s oil and gas industry and is an ideal location for the Big Rig oil and gas museum. The very first site where oil and gas was discovered in Australia was Roma. There is something for everyone at the museum witness the journey from Australia’s first discovery of petroleum, through the boom and bust years of oil and gas exploration and on to today’s multi billion-dollar industry. Visit historic winery- Romavilla, operating since 1863, which is the oldest winery in Queensland. View Cattle Sales, the largest in Australia from raised walkways around the yards providing an excellent vantage point over the proceedings. Or for a spot of retail therapy there is a great range of shops to spend at. If country charm is what you would like to experience then choose Roma for your next break.
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