Boulia Shire Council

Boulia Shire Council

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The town of Boulia is the pivotal point of the far west, with Mount Isa 300 kilometres to the north and Winton 370 kilometres to the east. It is linked to Alice Springs via the Donohue Highway and the town is acknowledged as being the Capital of the Channel Country, which gives rise to the great rivers that flow west to Lake Eyre.

Boulia is the centre of a prosperous beef and wool industry with cattle generally grazed in the western and northern areas and sheep properties to the east. The Shire shares a 320 kilometre common border with the Northern Territory and it's western boundary marks the eastern edge of the mighty Simpson Desert.

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