Sport & Recreation
With an ideal climate and a young population, the Central Highlands is a sports lover’s delight. Traditional team sports such as cricket, netball, both codes of rugby and soccer have a strong following with challenging regional competition.
Touch football is very popular for all ages, many work place teams making their weekly game a social highlight. Tennis, squash, swimming, boxing, gym and athletics facilities are of a high standard and well used. Most towns boast a golf course for those keen to tee off.
Adrenalin pumping action is available on the water with powerboats and skiing accessible on many of the lakes and weirs. On land, motocross and speedway events are regular attractions.
This is cattle country and the rich traditions of stockmen and drovers are alive and well. Horse lovers will enjoy the Highlands, with everything from pony club to the fast action of campdraft and polocrosse. Memorable outback race meets occur throughout the year and an active rodeo circuit will keep your inner cowboy happy.
Enjoy some wonderful nature in one of the regions national parks: