Useful Information

Mobile Phone Coverage

Mobile phone coverage is limited in the Tara region, Telstra Next G network is the reliable signal. Optus and Virgin do not work in Tara.

Radio Stations

Keep up to date while travelling in our region by tuning into one of the stations below. You can listen to the local stories and keep informed on weather, news, road conditions and events.

Radio station Frequency
ABC Southern Qld 74.7 AM or Wandoan 98.1 FM (recognised station for disaster updates)
Local Tourist Station 88 FM
Rebel FM Tara 91.1 - Meandarra 99.5 - Chinchilla 97.1 - Miles 94.5 - Wandoan 100.5
Dalby Community Radio 89.9F
4GR (Toowoomba) 86.4 AM

Emergency Services - Dial 000

Service Address Telephone
Police, Ambulance, Fire Bilton St 4665 3200
SES 19 Fry St 132 500
Tara Hospital 15 Bilton St 4678 7900

Information Centre

Service Address Telephone
Western Downs Regional Council Cnr Day & Fry St 4679 4422 or 1300 268 624 (8am - 5pm Mon to Fri)
BP Tara Cnr Day & Sara St 4665 3144

Mainstream Business Directory

Business Address Telephone
Tara Caravan Park Milne St 4665 3979
Tara Hotel / Motel Baddleys Lane 4665 3410
Commercial Hotel 35 Day St 4665 3214
Tara Spa Apartments 18 Milne St 4669 4001
Tara Cafe 25 Day St 4665 3152
Woolshed Bakery 38 Day St 4669 4400
Golden West Trading (Camping / Pool) 24 Day St 4665 3277
Hairdresser Day St TBA
The Modern Trend (clothing/haberdashery) 36 Day St 4665 3495
Jim's Joint (mechanic) 44 Day St 4665 3222
CRT Tara (Rural Supplies) 46 Day St 4665 3366
Tara Independent Tyre Service / Caltex 87 Day St 4665 3599
Tara Neighbourhood Centre 49 Day St 4665 3508
Tara Coaches  /  Taxi Cnr Day & Sara St 4665 3144
Tara Hardware 47 Day St 4665 3216
Tara Flowers & Gifts 45 Day St 4669 4729
Foodworks  (Groceries) 23 Day St 4665 3188
Tara Medical Centre 33 Day St 4665 3335
Tara Library Day St 4679 4481
Tara Pharmacy 29 Day St 4665 3250
Tara Newsagency 27 Day St 4665 3465
Davo's Mid West Autos  (RACQ) Day St 4665 3313
Tara Bowls Club 1 Fry St 4665 3329
Australia Post 13 Fry St 4665 3147
Lifeline 11 Fry St 4665 3858

Please view the FAQ page for more information.