Fowlers Gap Arid Zone Research Station




The Station receives frequent communications from individuals offering their services for casual employment or volunteering their services in lieu of provision of board and lodgings. If casual or full-time employment is available on the Station then it will be clearly advertised on this web site and through appropriate media.

Artists Retreat

The Ochre House Artist's Retreat: The Ochre House is situated in a remote gorge on the Station. The Station supports an Artist Residency program managed by the Imaging the Landscape International Research Institute at UNSW College of Fine Arts. Artists ILIRI Fowlers Gap Arid Zone Research Station in far west NSW, painting, photography, sculptures Creek Line by Alison Clouston Silver City Highway Sculpture Project

Maps & Trails

The Research Station is located 110 km north of Broken Hill on the Silver City Highway to Tibooburra. Seventy-five kilometres of the Highway are sealed to Fowlers Gap trail guides and checklists maps download arid zone australia


ecotourism in Outback NSW and wildlife tourism with kangaroos Australia-wide. The Fowlers Gap Station has constructed eco-trails and wildlife-viewing platforms to interpret this landscape and the flora and fauna. Comfortable, clean, well-equipped and fully self-contained accommodation in the hub of the Station complex or in remote eco-friendly retreats/studios. self-contained cottages, high-quality shearer’s quarters or a large communal dormitory. regional tourism organisations in Broken Hill and Milparinka

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