The Stardust circus is set to hit the Highlands this week.
The Stardust circus is set to hit the Highlands this week.

Stardust brings big top acts

GET set to be amazed and enthralled by crazy clowns, spectacular lions and daring aerialists when the Stardust Circus hits Highlands’ towns this week. .

Owner-manager Janice Lennon said residents from Emerald and the Central Highlands could expect to be amazed by the entertainment the circus would offer.

“It’s a good old traditional circus with monkeys, lions, clowns, trapeze artists and comedy acts,” she said.

“It’s just a really good show.”

Stardust circus is Australia’s largest animal circus and has been running for the past 18 years and Janice said the most popular acts included lions and monkeys.

“All the animal acts are very popular,” she said.

“There’s a really great dog show.”

With a large flying trapeze troupe, a spectacular 10-person Hungarian-trained teeter board act, dynamic aerialists high above and acrobatic comedy, there is plenty to keep the kids occupied.

“Everyone from two years old to 102 will find something to enjoy at the show,” Janice said.

Along with some riveting performances, there will be plenty of delicious circus food on offer from dagwood dogs, to fairy floss, hot food and drinks.

Costs: child $15, adult $25 for general admission or child $20, adult $30 for front view or child $25, adult $35 ringside seats.

For more information or to book tickets, visit

Tickets available from the Nogoa Newsagency Emerald, Film Knights Shop Dysart, Middlemount Newsagency, Clermont News and the Blackwater Newsagency.

Circus tour dates


Thursday, July 28, 7pm


Saturday, July 30, 7pm


Monday, Aug 1, 6pm


Wednesday, Aug 3, 6pm


Friday, Aug 5, 7pm

Saturday, Aug 6, 4pm and 7pm

Sunday, Aug 7, 11am


Tuesday, Aug 9, 7pm

Wednesday, Aug 10, 6pm

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