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Wandoan War Memorial, Racing and Recreational Reserve

Roche Creek RD
Wandoan QLD 4419

Wandoan Wandoan War Memorial, Racing and Recreational Reserve PIC – QKTR0734

Enquiries can be made by contacting Council’s Facilities Team
Phone: 1300 COUNCIL or interstate (07) 4679 4000

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Wandoan is a rural community about halfway between Taroom and Miles in the Western Downs region. The Wandoan War Memorial, Racing and Recreational Reserve is located on Roche Creek Road approximately 5kms from the Wandoan town centre.
The Wandoan War Memorial, Racing and Recreational Reserves provides a venue that is well facilitated with a choice of areas and buildings within the grounds that are well maintained and landscaped.
Annual events held at the grounds include the annual show, races, campdraft and polo cross.

Bookings can be made by completing an Tara Showgrounds and Wandoan War Memorial Racing and Recreation Reserve Hire Application form or alternatively by contacting the Western Downs Regional Council’s Facilities Team on 1300 COUNCIL or by email

Fees and Charges 

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Camping is permitted at the Wandoan War Memorial Racing and Recreational Reserve, below is the current signage displayed at the entrance to the grounds providing details and associated costs.

Diggers Complex
The Diggers Complex is a large multiple levelled fully air conditioned facility suitable for a variety of events or functions. The facility has been strategically constructed facing the Main Ring and Race Track providing optimum viewing of the whole facility with complimentary uncovered tiered seating extending from the front of the building with lovely surrounding gardens either side. The design included the provision of an internal lift allowing for disable access. On the ground level are amenities including showers and jockey room. Upstairs features a large dining hall allowing for seating approximately 80 people and a full commercial kitchen. The kitchen includes a coldroom, crockery, cutlery, dishwasher, microwave, kettle and lots of counter space for meal preparation.

The bar area is to the side of the Diggers Complex via a paved path and links onto an under covered rotunda with seating. The area is fully under cover and features canteen style windows for serving. Other features include a coldroom, fridges, sink and BBQ. This area would be ideal for large special gatherings, birthday parties, fundraising events and break up parties.

Within the grounds there are multiple amenities around the grounds easily accessible that have hot showers, male and female toilets.

Other Features
• 2 Skips and wheelie bins onsite for use
• Lighting for night events
• Public Address System
• Ample seating throughout the grounds.

• Cattle Yards & Selling Complex
• Stables