The 12 Mile Rest Area is a popular truck rest area, with plenty of parking and rubbish bins. It's an OK spot for a rest from driving.
The Commercial Hotel is right next door. So why not drop in for a bite to eat while your there. There is a more upmarket Segenhoe Inn Luxury Boutique Hotel and B&B across the road also.
The Anabranch Bridge Rest Area the Great Darling Anabranch is often a dry creek bed, so make sure you are carrying enough drinkable water with you, and don't expect to catch your fish dinner here, the water levels fluctuate with the seasons.
Can I Camp Overnight in a Rest Area?
The answer is generally, NO.
These rest areas have been set aside on main arterial roads, so you can take a short break from driving when your feeling tired.
They are a place to freshen up a bit, before safely continuing on with your journey.