Welcome to Cue whose old world charm earned it the title ‘Queen of the Murchison’. From the ruins of once splendid stone buildings constructed over a century ago to the carpet of beautiful wildflowers that covers this arid land from August to October, Cue is well worth taking the time to stay and look around.
Formerly the scene of a huge gold rush during the late 1890’s, Cue is now a living example of the past and present, and is well worth the time to visit.
The Shire of Cue covers a 13,716 square kilometre area with a total 111 kilometres of sealed roads and 762 kilomtres of unsealed roads. So if you need any help getting around our town make sure you pop into the visitors centre for a map and some local knowledge.
Cue is the perfect place to stay a night or two when touring the outback Murchison region of Western Australia. Located on the Great Northern Highway, 650km north east of Perth, you are sure to relish the relaxed and friendly atmosphere that this great heritage town offers.
Renowned as being a clean, safe and quiet town, Cue is proudly Western Australia’s 2006 tidiest town and winner of the 2007 National Litter Prevention Award.
The Shire of Cue is 120kms south of Meekatharra and 80kms north of Mt Magnet, right in the middle of the beautiful outback. Its not a flat, arid landscape as people might imagine. The dark red backdrop is scattered with striking wildflowers, native animals, huge breakaways and bright white salt lakes. As you make your way into town you are struck by the heritage of the gold rush town lying in every building along the main street. If you are planning on including Cue in your outback adventure, its about 650km north-east of Perth and just over 400km from Geraldton. The best time for visting Cue is between April and September before the hot desert weather sets in.