Pittsworth & Millmerran

Around 20 minutes drive north west from Toowoomba to Pittsworth and another 20 minutes to Millmerran, this area is primarily agricultural with sheep, cattle, fish farming, cotton, broccoli, intensive piggeries, egg farms, geraldton wax flowers, olives, organic farming, feedlots, cereal grains and timber.

  • Millmerran is best known for its Camp Oven Festival held biennially, taste the delights, skills and traditions of cooking using an open fire at the next festival in 2014.
  • Commodore Peak Lookout has a stunning  view of the town of Millmerran, the power station and coal mine.
  • Mt Basalt Reserve covers 10 hectares with rare geological formations, walking tracks, a sheltered lookout and 19km from Millmerran.
  • The Sporting Shooters Association of Australia  has its headquarters at Millmerran.
  • Fresh water fishing is available at Yarramalong Weir, Broadwater, Back Creek Millmerran, Cecil Plains Weir and Cecil Plains Homestead.
  • Cecil Pains Cotton Gin – operated by Queensland Cotton is one of the largest gins in the southern hemisphere. harvesting from April to July.

Meeting venues in the Pittsworth and Millmerran areas include:

  • Camp Western, 21 km west of Millmerran has hiking, orienteering, archery, ropes, obstacle course, swimming and canoeing. Dormitory style accommodation and camping are available.
  • Millmerran Community and Cultural Centre is a modern fully air-conditioned complex with an auditorium, large foyer/bar area with cold room and kitchen facilities. Maximum capacity in the auditorium is 300 theatre style or 220 people for dining. A sound system, piano and lighting are available.
  • Pittsworth Function Centre has five different areas catering for up to 200 people theatre style. Wireless internet technology is available along with audio visual facilities.
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