Temporary emergency accommodation Queanbeyan and Bungendore Showground

Caravan and car in bush

For people travelling from fire affected areas requiring transit accommodation both the Queanbeyan and Bungendore Showgrounds are available from 11.30 am Thursday 2 January to 4.30pm until further notice.

Both showgrounds have free basic accommodation options for people transiting through our region to help manage fatigue. No bookings are required and people using the sites are asked to be considerate of other users.

Please note the Showgrounds are also animal evacuation sites.

Queanbeyan Showground

Access for transit accommodation is via Glebe Avenue. Access for evacuated stock is via the Cooma Street entrance. If you have any enquiries please contact 6285 6999.

Showground facilities

The following are available:

  • showers
  • power
  • toilets
  • free wi-fi

Queanbeyan services

Queanbeyan has a full range of services available including:

Access to Bungendore Showground

Access is via Mathews Lane off Bungendore Road. There is a caretaker on site and their contact number is

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