Sept 26th – 28th 2014, Homerule Rainforest QLD

A three day festival celebrating music & the arts in the Far North Queensland rainforest 


Wallaby Creek Festival is created each year by a small team of dedicated volunteer workers from the Cape York Folk Club who put an enormous effort and work tirelessly to make it all happen with the generous help of others. 

We need others to step up and become a part of this wonderful community driven event, especially locals.

 and Understudies for the Directors are needed


ENTERTAINMENT: Programming, Bands2015, Workshops, Childrens Festival.
COMMERCE:   Gate, Ticketing, Sponsorship & promotions, Merchandise, Info Lounge
SITE & CONSTRUCTION:  Site Director, Construction, Visuals, Signs, Recycling, Lighting
HOSPITALITY:  Bar, Pizza Oven Manager, Prefestival and Postfestival Kitchen
Also looking for Understudy for all coordinator positions.


What They Said, 2014: 

Coming to perform at Wallaby Creek Festival 2014 was an experience like no other. As well as the extraordinarily stunning setting, we were treated to a display of warmth and generosity that we had not experienced at any other festival, whether in Australia or abroad. From the coordination of a full green room area, stocked with food and drink making facilities, to the skill of the sound engineers and stage managers, and the cabin accommodation, we were treated to a real VIP artist experience. The punters were warm and welcoming and the breadth of music was inspiring. One thing that made a huge impression on us was the opportunity to bond with other musicians and share stories of a life lived in the pursuit of musical creation. We were able to forge connections with other musicians and bands based in different cities to us that are now leading to collaborative ventures – putting on gigs together, lending tips and advice on everything from gear to touring to grants, lending voices and instrumentation to each others recordings… In this way, Wallaby Creek was completely unique to us – functioning as a hub in which relationships with fellow musicians could be forged, which, in an industry that can often leave artists feeling overwhelming and isolated, is so important. We left Wallaby Creek feeling completely energised and rejuvenated, full of new musical connections and new friendships. [Rachel By The Stream].

FANTASTIC FESTIVAL- great organisation, beautiful setting and wonderful network of caring people as well as inspiring performers. My first but not my last.

Kallidad:   Muchos Gracias!

Dee & Jason Dean:  Jason & I would like to thank, all the stalls that attended the festival this year, with out you, we wouldn’t have a great market place for the festival people. We would like to thank all of us committee members & volunteers for making another great festival year, without any of these people the festival would never happen. As been a part of this for many years, this year was the best group of members & thank you for us being a part of something so special, we love our wallaby family.

WHAT AN AWESOME FESTIVAL!! Big ups to all the party peeps at Wallaby Creek for tearin up the D-Floors with The Dialers!!!
We had an absolute BLAST partyin with ya’s!!
Till next time! ;) YEEEWWWWW!!!!!  Robert Vernau

Pacha Mamma  Thank You everyone at Wallaby Creek for having us. We will be buzzing till the end of the year. Thanks for inviting us to your place we loved it.

Chocolate Strings    Thank you thank you thank you!!!! We had an amazing time up at the festival – the site is an absolute beauty!! Thanks for having us, hope to see you again soon :)

Crystal Haynes Agreed!! Thanks to all who put it all together. Had a blast.

Gail Betts Was awesome …thanks to u Sandy, Waratah, Jen, & all the volunteers ….Gudju Gudju mob had a great time

Barefoot Belles True! I agree, The vibe, the line up , the weather, the crew and the enormous effort from the committee members. Thank you all.
Big Cheers, what a great year!
I missed playing with Roz, but thanks to those who saw Sweet Jayne. Lee and I had a ball and now keen to do a bit more. we might surface again sometime in the future. The Belles will be back next year!

Nigel Wearne: Wishing I was on my way to Wallaby Creek again this year. I had an absolute blast performing at the festival in 2013! Do yourselves a favour festival goers…check out Melbourne singer-songwriter, Mandy Connell. She’s incredible, you won’t regret it! Hope to see you all again in the years to come. Cheers,

07.40603102  or 40696878

The Festival 2015  

Wallaby Creek Festival is a multi-cultural, family-friendly and community orientated event,
with a relaxed, nurturing, intimate atmosphere.

Free camping amongst the lush grounds at Home Rule Rainforest Lodge is available to all ticket holders.

Workshops, performers, activities and childrens festival activities are plentiful and inlcude craft, sculpture, face painting, movies, the Children’s Parade and much more!!

The festival provides an ideal September holiday destination for families.

Food & market stalls are presented throughout the festival to tempt your viewing, tasting and shopping pleasures and an extensive music program is offered across 2 main stages and the Brackets & Jams stage.

2015 will include some of Australia’s well loved festival bands as well as showcasing artists from surrounding towns and indigenous communities. Check the 2014 performers.

The festival grounds come alive with street theatre and dynamic activities, workshops and exhibits and walks to the spectacular Home Rule Falls and unique tropical rainforest displays are offered throughout the weekend.

Wallaby Creek Festival


Wallaby Creek Festival and Cape York Folk Club IncWallaby Creek Festival is presented by Cape York Folk Club Inc. Wallaby Creek Festival gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance from the Queensland Government through: 

RADF (Regional Arts Development Fund) Arts Queensland 
and from
Cook Shire

The Regional Arts Development Fund is a Queensland Government and COOK SHIRE COUNCIL partnership to support local arts and culture





Cairns-Cooktown-Express (Cairns Bus Charters) (07) 4059 1423
brought our musos this year


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