“Halfway between Brisbane and Warwick on the Cunningham Highway, Aratula is well renowned as an ambient country town, providing a key welcome rest-and-refuel stop for travelers.
“By road, Aratula is a 30-minute* drive south-west of Ipswich and is an hour* from Brisbane.
“The region is surrounded by the spectacular Moogerah Peaks National Park and Main Rain National Park.
“Aratula offers a wide variety of amenities for residents and tourists including local produce, arts and crafts outlets, cafes, a bakery, commercial services, service stations, School of Arts hall, a hotel, motels, caravan park and camping grounds.
“It further provides a local primary school – Aratula State School – which is a co-educational facility that caters for all students from prep to year six.
“The region is also home to the annual signature event of Scenic Rim’s Eat Local Week, the Winter Harvest Festival.”