2017 Bimblebox art, science and nature camp 3 – 11 September


Bimblebox art, science and nature camp 2016, photo Tangible Media

The 2017 Bimblebox art, science and nature camp is on again this year.

Sunday 3 – Monday 11 September, 2017

Open to artists, writers, musicians, scientists and those who are interested in the Bimblebox Nature Refuge.

If you wish to explore the bush flowers and the wonderful peace and quiet of Bimblebox in September this is your opportunity.

Camp for one week to experience and explore this nature refuge while you enjoy the company of others who care about Australia’s bushland.

The Bimblebox Nature Refuge is a 8000 hectare conservation property, privately managed, located in the Desert Uplands of central western Queensland.  Bimblebox is in the Galilee Basin and is threatened by coal mining.  It is located approximately 50km north of Alpha, while Alpha is 450km west of Rockhampton.

For further reading:

Images and stories of previous Bimblebox camps can be found here.

The free Bimblebox: art – science – nature App. can been downloaded onto your iPad here.

You may also like to read Pat Hoffie’s 2014 Multimedia essay which explores her Bimblebox camp journey here.

Bimblebox Nature Refuge website is here.

If you would like to receive further information about this years Bimblebox camp, please get in touch via the contact form below.  In the comments section tell me a little about yourself and why you are interested in attending this years camp.


Mick Pospischil carving his marker for the tropic of Capricorn which runs through the Bimblebox Nature Refuge. 2013, photo Beth Jackson

Howard and Sarah Butler on Bimblebox Nature Refuge

Howard and Sarah Butler, making a coolamon on Bimblebox Nature Refuge, September 2012, photo Jill Sampson

Hosho tarp hangs over grasses at Bimblebox

Artwork by Jude Roberts, 2013, photo by Greg Harm of Tangible Media

Liz at work, Bbox 2013, Jill Sampson

Liz Mahood at work on the Bimblebox Nature Refuge, 2013.

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