28 September – 1 October


Dubbo is proud to announce that it will host the 2018 New South Wales Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout.  Following a very successful four days in 2015, the Knockout will return to the region’s premier football venue, Apex Oval.


The following information is tailored for players, officials and supporters who will be visiting our region over the long weekend in October next year.

Accommodation | Please contact our Accommodation Specialist, Julie on 6801 4450 or email julie.webster@dubbo.nsw.gov.au. Julie will assist you in sourcing accommodation for the event.

Getting here | Dubbo is ideally located on the cusp of three major highways - the Newell, Mitchell and Golden - or the City has daily air and rail services to make getting here and around a breeze.

Attractions | With over 25 attractions and activities on offer, Dubbo has something every member of the family will enjoy.

Grab a bite to eat | Dubbo boasts an excellent range of cafes, restaurants, popular eateries, pubs, clubs and bistros - perfect for family dining.


Please note this is an ALCOHOL FREE event!


Dubbo welcomes participants, officials and supporters, and with the generosity of local businesses, offers a suite of special discounts. Vouchers must be presented (print or hand held device) to redeem offer. 

VIP Welcome Passes - NSW Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout VIP Welcome Passes - NSW Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout (323 KB)

Dubbo Regional Council is a proud supporter of the NSW Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout.

If you would like to enquire about holding a food/drink or community market stall at the Knockout, expression of interest forms are available below. 

Community Market Stall EOI Community Market Stall EOI (1602 KB)


Food and Drink Vendor EOI Food and Drink Vendor EOI (1396 KB)

Please complete and return to newcastleyowies@gmail.com or by post to:

Newcastle Yowies

PO Box 487

Cardiff NSW 2285


More information for participants and vendors of the 2018 Knockout event is available at www.ko2018.com.au