Start your morning right with a hearty breakfast and belly full of laughs at the bush poets breakfast.

Entertainment by Tim Griffin during breakfast before the show commences at 8:30AM.

Soothing campfire smoke drifts up through the morning sky, a distance rumble of laughter begins to emanate from the Winton Shire Hall, and a grand Outback tradition unfolds as keen fans hustle for a good seat, a warm breaky, and the Mateship that rises early with The Bush Poets Breakfast.

Host Marco Gliori welcomes those who are camped in ‘The Million Star Motel’ to a morning that invites, to the story-teller’s circle, contemporary poets and yarn spinners like Ray Essery, whose reputation is renowned in modern poetry folklore.

Once Marco waltzes his Matilda on stage, you can watch him stretch a lie further than most, encouraging a belief in the myth that ‘Poets Never Lie’!

Barbecue Balladist Errol Gray will have you laughing along to his original tunes, while the Poets Breakfast provides a feast of laughter, reflection, unique characters, and bulldust galore.

On the breakfast menu you’ll find bacon, sausages, eggs, tomato, hash browns, scrambled eggs, and baked beans, to get you fuelled up for the day ahead.

Funded by RACQ Foundation.


Adults – $25
Teens (13-17 yrs) – $20
Children (under 13 yrs) – $10


Adults – $15
Teens (13-17 yrs) – $10
Children (under 13 yrs) – Free

NOTE: All tickets must be purchased online at least 2 days prior to the event. There will be no tickets available at the door

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Winton Shire Hall, Winton Shire Council, 75 Vindex Street, Winton QLD 4735, Australia

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