Explore Warra Queensland, and Discover One of Australia's Hidden Treasures Located in the Western Downs
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Warra Mine – The First Government Owned & Operated Coal Mine in Queensland
Things to See & Do
Warra is a small rural town located on the Warrego Highway, about one hundred and thirty kilometres west of Toowoomba.
The historical precinct located at Richard Best Memorial Park Warra has many items of interest for visitors to enjoy.
Local activities include Fishing, Bird Watching, Country Markets, Social Tennis, an Annual Race Day and much more.
Warra Progress and Heritage Society is an active organisation which has existed in one form or another for some 100 years.
We welcome you to enjoy your visit and meet the locals at any of our community events.
Warra Race Club Inc
Annual race meetings are usually held on the last Saturday in August.
Enjoy all the fun and unique atmosphere of a country race day.
It’s a great way for locals and visitors, young and old to enjoy some country hospitality.
Warra hosts some of Western Downs more beautiful wildlife, and our variety of birds is no exception.
Birders from all around Australia come to see our wildlife and add to our bird list – email [email protected]
Cobble Cobble indigenous people lived here in the Warra district on Barunggam land for the longest time.
Warra Warra station was established in the 1840s.
The town attracted inhabitants of European descent in the 1870s.
Warra's Military History and Anzacs
Some two hundred Warra men and women volunteered to fight in World Wars, some served in the Boer War, some landed at Gallipoli, and others were sent to Vietnam and Korea.
Warra Progress and Heritage Society would like to acknowledge the Cobble Cobble people
as the traditional custodians of the land upon which we meet.
We appreciate their spiritual relationship to country and recognise that their culture and heritage is still important today.
We pay our respects to elders, past, present and emerging, and endorse the Uluru Statement from the Heart.