Condamine is one those ‘outback’ places that does not qualify, but given the distance to reach this remote location the synopsis is earned by default. Condamine is a very small cross roads town encounted when traveling between the Goondiwindi and Miles. Condamine is a small service town that is now being influenced with Gas Mining that is now prolific in the region.
The Roma to Brisbane gas pipeline passes to the south of Condamine. There are two gas compression facilities to the east of Condamine. This location is the intersection of the Roma to Brisbane pipeline, the Peat/Scotia Lateral and the Braemar Line Pack Pipeline.
The Condamine River passes to the west of the town. On 30 December 2010, flooding forced evacuation of the town, with the level of the river expected to exceed 15 metres (49 ft.). The town was evacuated twice in 10 days during January 2011 as the rains continued and caused floods. The first January flood peaked at 13.2 metres (43 ft.).
Condamine will most likely be a diversion. Just to say you have been to Condamine makes the trip worth it.