About Alaric — Veteran’s & Ex-servicemen’s Retreat

Veteran’s & Ex-servicemen’s Retreat at Alaric near Quilpie in the Aussie Outback

Veteran’s & Ex-servicemen’s Retreat at Alaric near Quilpie in the Aussie Outback

Alaric Veteran’s & Ex-servicemen’s Retreat is a fully furnished homestead on a remote outback station of 120,000 acres in western Queensland just north of Quilpie. It provides a secure and relaxing haven for Veterans of all conflicts. There are no formal activities, you can do as much or as little as you like.

Go Opal fossicking, fishing, bird watching (160 species of birds identified on Alaric), yabbying, reading, bush walking, watch TV, or just get back to nature. You can come for a day, come for a week or stay as long as you like, at minimal cost to the veteran. The accommodation at the homestead includes 3 meals per day. Beverages are the responsibility of the visitor.

Linen including Bed linen, blankets pillows and doonas are provided in the cost of the accommodation.

Group bookings are welcome and prior bookings are essential unless you are camping or caravanning. Travel to Quilpie by train and bus then the Duty Manager will be there to meet you and escort you to the homestead. The train departs Brisbane for Quilpie Tuesday and Thursday evening at 7.15pm,and is free for TPI veterans.

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Facilities at the Homestead include.

Alaric Retreat is a Vietnam Veterans Welfare project

Alaric Retreat is a Vietnam Veterans Welfare project

  • Six Bedrooms
  • BBQ Area
  • Plenty of Water
  • Library
  • Large Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Gem cutting Machine
  • 240v Mains power
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone and Satellite Internet
  • Workshop
  • Billabong
  • Homestead is fully Air-conditioned
  • Full laundry facilities
  • Refrigerators, Freezers, and a Cold Room

For reservations contact:

 Resident Duty Manager
Veterans Retreat Alaric Station
Canaway Road
Quilpie QLD 4880
Phone: 07 4656 4740
Email alaricretreat@activ8.net.au

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Jim Scott and Rebecca Millar–owners of Alaric Station

Supported by Activ8me

Supported by Activ8me


 Tell us below about your stay at Alaric.

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    • Jack Lynch on April 2, 2015 at 11:15 pm
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    Dear Jim and Rebecca

    I am a retired RAAF pilot who flew Bushranger helicopter gunships in Vietnam 1969-70. I live in Brisbane. Please advise me of the cost per day and also per week for a stay at Alaric Retreat. I think it would be a great place to go to do some writing.


    Jack Lynch MBE

    • Chris Schaper on July 10, 2014 at 2:40 pm
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    I wish to congratulate all involved with Alaric Retreat. I have just spent 1 week from 14 June 2014 at Alaric with 6 veterans from Geelong. We all enjoyed the fellowship at the happy hour each day. The accommodation was terrific and the meals excellent. Allan, the Duty Manager, was fantastic with his advice regarding the property.
    The verdict of all was that it sure is a great place to forget the troubles we all experience and there is no doubt that I will organise another group from Geelong to experience the fellowship and joys of Alaric. Well done to all who keep this place open and available for Veterans.

    Thank you once again

    Chris Schaper ( 3 RAR )

  1. Confirming travell times for Mick O’Mallon

    ETA Quiple 1430hrs Fri 13 Jun 14.
    ETD Quiple1500hrs Fri 13 Jun 14


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