DescriptionBarkly is a suburb of Western, Queensland and is about 1670 kms west-northwest of QLD's capital city of Brisbane. The Barkly Tableland is a rolling plain of grassland which runs from the eastern part of the Northern Territory into western Queensland. Barkly Downs is a homestead in west Queensland. Its closest capital city is actually Darwin in the Northern Territory about 1200km to the northwest. The nearest more populous place to Barkly is the village of Camooweal which is 70km away.