Welcome to the Tara District Website your complete guide to Tara and District in the Western Downs Region.
Tara is a Queensland rural town, 90 km west of Dalby and 298 km west of the Brisbane CBD. Tara has a population of approximately 2,297, with the majority of people living on lifestyle rural-residential blocks surrounding the town. Tara was named after the Tara pastoral station in 1852, with the earliest pastoral run taken up in 1848. Tara is well known as a cattle and sheep grazing area. The Tara District Website is maintained by the Tara Futures Group, a community and business based group focused on promoting Tara and developing local business opportunities. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org