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Queanbeyan Pool and Aquatic Centre

Q-One Aquatics - Queanbeyan Aquatic Centre - is home to an exciting range of facilities for the whole family!

Facility Features:
25 metre Indoor Pool (Open All Year)
50 metre Outdoor Pool (Open October to March)
Wet Play Area (Open October to March)
Electric Barbecues (Open October to March)
Shaded Grass Spectators Bank
Kiosk Facilities
RLSSA Five Star Accredited

147 Crawford Street
Queanbeyan, NSW, 2620

Located 1.2K from Oaks Estate

Googong Foreshores

The Googong Foreshore area is ideal for sightseeing, fishing, bushwalking, picnicking, canoeing and sailing.

Swimming is restricted to downstream of the weir wall only near the picnic areas and camping is not permitted.

Googong Foreshores is located 10 kilometres south of Queanbeyan and the London Bridge area is a further 16 kilometres south towards Burra. The dam wall is 62 metres high and the spillway can be viewed from a car park at the northern end. It is the water catchment area for Canberra and Queanbeyan, a recreation area for public use and a wildlife refuge.

London Bridge Arch is an interesting limestone formation, formed when water flowing along Burra Creek leaked through cracks in the limestone. These cracks were enlarged as the limestone was dissolved and worn away, forming caves and eventually the London Bridge Arch.

Googong Dam Road,
Queanbeyan, NSW, 2620

Located 1.7K from Oaks Estate

Queanbeyan Printing Museum

The Queanbeyan Printing Museum is one of only a handful nationwide and is fully operational, offering a range of restored machines from the 1870s through to 1960s when letterpress printing in Queanbeyan was superseded by electronics and computerised typesetting.

The museum has 12 main sections from hand-set type, through hot-metal production, including a model 14 Lintotype, to a variety of printing presses such as Wharfedale hand-fed press, various platens, proof presses and a Meihle automatic commercial printing press. A complete photographic darkroom is also featured. All machines have been restored to operational mode.

A number of machines came from the "Queanbeyan Age" newspaper. The Age was established in 1860 and is still being produced today. The static displays include tools of trade and memorabilia of a bygone age of the printing profession with photographs and reproductions of The Age front pages on display.

20 Farrer Place
Queanbeyan, NSW, 2620

Located 1.7K from Oaks Estate

Queanbeyan Town Market

Queanbeyan Town Market is held in the Town Park on Lowe Street on the third Sunday of the Month.

All market produce is grown or made by the stallholders selling it, all within the local region.

Each week, shoppers can find a delightful range of fresh vegetable, fruit, eggs, dairy, honey and meat producers; as well as value added products such wine, olive oil, preserves, frozen meals, breads, cakes and confectionery.

Lowe Street,
Town Park
Queanbeyan, NSW, 2620

Located 1.8K from Oaks Estate

Queanbeyan Museum

Housed in a beautifully preserved 1876 building, the Queanbeyan Museum houses an interesting collection of memorabilia from the area.

The Museum has themed displays including:
Queanbeyan's Story Begins - the Ngambri people, early exploration and settlers;
From Settlement to Town - the railway, telephones, shopkeepers, plumbers, builders, barbers, schooling and courthouses;
Bushrangers, Villains and Larrikins - local bushranging from the convict and gold rush eras; The Old Blacksmith's Shop - as it was in the 1900s;
That's Entertainment - featuring cameras, radios, fiddles and accordians;
Phonographs and Photographs - spotlight on businessman and entrepreneur Theo Cooper; Queanbeyan Medical Practices - featuring an original Both iron lung;
Historical Mural by acclaimed artist Margaret Hadfield and much, much more.

Free parking behind the Printing Museum next door during opening hours.

Farrer Place
Queanbeyan, NSW, 2620

Located 1.8K from Oaks Estate

Queanbeyan Art Society

The Society is a non-profit organisation which holds art exhibitions, competitions and classes. It is a working gallery and has 11 monthly exhibitions some of these are Open Competitions and the remainder are for members.

Situated on the picturesque Queanbeyan River in a lovely heritage building, this is a lovely place to peruse the talents of their local artists.

6 Trinculo Place
Queanbeyan, NSW, 2620

Located 1.8K from Oaks Estate

Oaks Estate: Events

Australia Day in Queanbeyan

The official festivities begin at 4pm with ceremonies, live music, food, drinks, face painting and rides for the kids. The evening culminates with an exciting fireworks display at 9pm.

Official Program:
Ambassador: Ben Farizanno - known for his work in raising awareness of mental health issues and his stellar effort at the 2018 Invictus Games.

Introduction by MC
Official flag raising - Queanbeyan Girl Guides and Queanbeyan Pipes and Drums
National Anthem led by Sing Australia Choir
Welcome address from Cr Tim Overall, Mayor of Queanbeyan-Palerang
Address from ambassador Ben Farinazzo
Sing Australia Choir
Citizenship Ceremony conducted by the Mayor
City of Queanbeyan Australia Day Awards
Cutting of the Australia Day Cake
Addresses by other official guests
Drawing of raffle - gift voucher from Queanbeyan City Travel and Cruise, valued at over AUD750 (winner must be present to claim the prize)
Sing Australia Choir

6pm Code Red
9pm Fireworks spectacular

Barbecue, soft drinks and ice creams available for purchase.
Free merry-go-round and jumping castle.
Free face painting and removable tattoos.

Event Dates
      26th Jan

Lowe Street
Queanbeyan, NSW, 2620

Located 1.7K from Oaks Estate

Queanbeyan parkrun

Come and join in Queanbeyan's parkrun; a free, weekly, five kilometre timed run that is open to everyone!

This weekly event takes place along the gorgeous surrounds of the picturesque Queanbeyan River and people of every ability are encouraged to take part; from walkers or those taking their first steps in running to Olympians. Bring a friend, family, a bub in a pram or even your four-legged pal (on a lead). Everyone is welcome!

Registration is free and a barcode for participants to bring along will be sent with the confirmation. Once registered, people can attend any parkrun around Australia or the world.

With over 350 parkruns around Australia, and thousands across another 21 countries, parkrun is a great way to meet new people, and enjoy the outdoors, whether at home or travelling.

Visit the website to register and join parkrun, absolutely free!

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100 Morisset Street
Queanbeyan, NSW, 2620

Located 1.7K from Oaks Estate

Tex Perkins and Matt Walker

It's understandably difficult to pull together a coherent picture of a man whose career has taken in everything from the groundbreaking experimental punktonica of Sydney mid-80s noiseniks Thug to the lilting, dark country of his recent material with the Dark Horses.

From the hard edged pub rock of the Beasts Of Bourbon's, a snarling slice of filthy pub rock to the evocative soundscapes of The Cruel Sea, whose extraordinary 1991 single 'This Is Not The Way Home' placed Perkins' world-weary growl in a new musical context and heralded the emergence of an entirely original yet archetypically Australian sound.

Now is Tex's exciting new (and long over due) collaboration with Matt Walker (a great artist in his own right) for duo shows. It's a blues swamp-groove kinda thing that's a little reminiscent of some of the things in Tex's back catalogue. Many new originals inhabit the setlist, but see them now while they still have to flesh out the set with a few Cruel Sea covers!

Event Dates
      26th Jan

Monaro Street
Queanbeyan, NSW, 2620

Located 1.8K from Oaks Estate

Oaks Estate: Travel Tips

Queanbeyan Visitor Information Centre

The People of Queanbeyan welcome all visitors to their city. The Visitor Information Centre is situated in one of the city's iconic, heritage listed buildings, built in 1925 to house the first Council Chamber, smack bang in the middle of town on the main street.

The friendly, local staff at the centre pride themselves on delivering up to date information on the city, it's heritage and history. They can advise on activities to keep you occupied in Queanbeyan and in the Canberra region. Customer service is their number one priority.

The centre has an array of caravan, camping and accommodation information, free maps, as well as a multitude of interesting information about Queanbeyan, the local region and beyond.

The Cenotaph, in the form of a tall pillar, with an Honour Roll remembering those locals who lost their lives in the Great War 1914 -1918, is located at the front of the building and Honour Rolls for other Wars including WW2, Korean War and the Vietnam War are located in the surrounding garden, which is an attraction all on its own.

1 Farrer Place
Queanbeyan, NSW, 2620

Located 1.8K from Oaks Estate