Countdown to the C150 Celebrations

In 2017, Cloncurry will be celebrating 150 years since Ernest Henry discovered a rich deposit of copper and named it Great Australia Mine and Roger Sheaffe established the first pastoral run in the Cloncurry district – “Fort Constantine”.

15 – 23 September 2017 will be when the 150th celebrations hit a high note with a weeklong salute to this milestone.

Please feel free to share your stories, ideas, memories and old photos with us by either sending an email to, visiting the C150 Facebook page or sending information to PO Box 3, Cloncurry, Qld 4824.

Program of Events

See all the festivities planned for the C150 celebrations from 15 - 23 September 2017.

Expression of Interest C150 Site Vendors

Opportunities are available for food, beverage and market stalls at various events throughout the C150 celebration week. There is also opportunities for bar and wait service for certain events. Please fill out the expression of interest form to register your interest.


C150 merchandise is available for purchase at most of the upcoming Cloncurry events and available during the September celebrations. 

Belt buckle pre sell is currently available. Get your order in today by downloading the form.

Brick Paver Project

The brick paver project will help to commemorate 150 Years of Cloncurry. The brick paver project will be located in the Mary Kathleen Park.

The EOI closed at 5.00pm 31 March 2017. Council will be in touch with those who have submitted applications to organise artwork and payment by July 2017.

If you have any queries please contact Council on 4742 4100.

Steam Train

The Steam Train will be making the trip out for the Cloncurry Show on 16 June 2017. 


We invite your business to be part of this special milestone by providing the opportunity to be a financial partner in this once in a lifetime opportunity. Download a sponsorship package.

Cloncurry History

Visit the Cloncurry history page to see the major milestones that shaped Cloncurry. 

Accommodation in Cloncurry

If your looking to visit Cloncurry for the weeklong celebrations or to see the wonderful sites there are a variety of accommodation options.