People who are heading on a holiday to Australia in June may wish to pay a visit to the Northern Territory for “one of Australia’s best kept Outback secrets”, the tourist board has said.

People who are heading on a holiday to Australia in June may wish to pay a visit to the Northern Territory for “one of Australia’s best kept Outback secrets”, the tourist board has said.

Running from June 18th to 21st the Brunette Downs Races will take place 350 kilometres north-east of Tennant Creek.

The “iconic” races are an annual event and it is the biggest occasion to take place on the Barkly Tablelands calendar, Tourism NT stated.

Visitors from around the country flock to the region to attend the 99-year-old bush races and rodeo, it added.

Spectators are encouraged to camp and get in the spirit of country fun and there are a range of events to suit all ages on a holiday in Australia.

The programme includes racing, campdraft and gymkhana as well as a demonstration of traditional cattle handling known as Bronco Branding.

Camping is free during the event and a bar and canteen will be available for visitors.

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