Behind every great event…is an even greater group of Volunteers!

  • Volunteer giving directions at Outback Festival
  • Volunteers at the Merch Tent for Outback Festival
  • Volunteer scoring events
  • Volunteers at Bush Poets Breakfast

Do you enjoy volunteering?  Volunteers travel from all over Australia to help out our small but passionate Outback Festival team. There’s never a dull moment in our small outback town.  If you are wondering what there is do, our answer is…plenty.  It’s a great opportunity to work closely with our outback community, make lifelong friends and to really make a difference.

We recognise the effort and support of our volunteers with an end of festival ‘Thank-you Party’, a festival shirt, cap and special volunteer award.  What are you waiting for?  Make a difference in an outback community in the Year of the Outback.

Volunteer for Outback Festival 2019



Polo Shirt

Your Accreditions
First Aid (current)

Other Accreditions

Volunteer Positions Information
We are looking to fill a variety of different roles however we are after applicants who can contribute something special to this iconic Outback Festival celebrating its 25th Anniversary. You would be required to volunteer for a minimum of 25 hours, and we would encourage people to commit to multiple shifts over the 5 days. Please be advised that all requested jobs may not be available, and volunteers may be asked to help out in other areas of work where necessary.

Uniform Information
• Festival Polo Shirt (provided)
• Enclosed comfortable shoes (runners)
• Comfortable shorts/long pants
• Apply sunscreen (provided)

What you can expect from us
• A free ticket to the five days of the Festival.
• Opportunity to be part of an Outback Iconic Event
• A post event thank-you party

Please tick your interest for the above events as each event has a limited number of volunteers required to perform duties for each of the above positions
Liquor Service Bars at 2 x Music ConcertsGate Entry Attendants 2 x Music ConcertsChecking for ID and placing of arm bandsRaffle Ticket SalesCentury Cycle Challenge MarshallsMerchandise StandBus Drivers x 3-town shuttles & Longreach airport collectionAssisting with Children’s activitiesBump In and Bump Out CrewOfficials at Australian Dunny Derby eventBush Poets Breakfasts’ & Marshaling of Grand ParadeAssisting Event Coordinators

Have you volunteered previously at the Winton Outback Festival

Testimonials from previous years volunteers…

Des and Leonne - Outback Festival Volunteers

“Volunteering at the Outback Festival was an amazing and fun way to be involved. We met a heap of wonderful people, had a lot of laughs and thoroughly enjoyed the experience  so much so we will be back to volunteer in 2019”

Des & Leonne Deighton, Coolum Beach
Outback Festival volunteers from 2017

” My Wife and I started volunteering at the Outback Festival some years ago and fell in love with the festival and the atmosphere it creates in the small outback  community.
We now coordinate the festival merchandise stall. Love it.”

Ken & Priscilla, Goondiwindi