The Diamantina Shire, located in the channel country of central west Queensland is home to the famous Birdsville Races, the iconic Birdsville Hotel and vast outback landscapes. Working with us allows you to explore our wilderness areas and truly experience our renowned events only as locals can. It's an opportunity that you can't go past.
With over 60,000 visitors annually, the Diamantina Shire in Outback Queensland is 95,000 square kilometres in area and the second largest shire in Queensland. Predominantly a beef producing area the shire contains some of the best contaminant free natural beef fattening country in Australia. There are three towns within the shire, Birdsville, Betoota and Bedourie the administrative centre.
Within the next 20 years The Diamantina Shire has a vision to see a friendly, safe Shire of 2000 community residents, while providing our outback community with all weather access by bitumen road, state of the art health, education, communication and transport services with the necessary infrastructure to promote sustainable private commercial enterprise and 100% private housing ownership while preserving our unique culture.
Diamantina Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer.