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Meaningful sculpture

Very meaningful for this town and wonderful to see the names of all those who helped to raise funds... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lyn C
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Don’t drive past

The Australian Farmer statue is well worth a stop when travelling on the Eyre Highway through... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2019
lindadownunder
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very meaningful for this town and wonderful to see the names of all those who helped to raise funds for this beautiful piece. Local granite at its finest, take the time to visit and walk all around it, touch it and consider it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lyn C
Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

The Australian Farmer statue is well worth a stop when travelling on the Eyre Highway through Wudinna. You can park near the visitor centre. The beautiful granite statue is 8 metres high and reflects the commitment and spirit of the rural people.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lindadownunder
Reviewed August 31, 2018

What a wonderful piece of art work reckonising our farmer yesterday and today,it does the area proud, especially when times are tough,as we saw some good crops and not so good.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Belinda N
Reviewed May 19, 2018

A stunning bit of Granite Sculpture that on closer inspection reveals the highs & lows of Country life & striving. Fully funded by the community it was hard not to be impressed and as you read & see each face of the statue & surrounds...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Skeney57
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

At first glance, it is not the most beautiful statue I have ever seen, but when you stop, read the backstory, and understand the heart, passion, energy, and purpose behind it, you will discover its beauty, and be captivated by it. The Australian Farmer, carved...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2017

The red granite statue features four aspects and needs to be studied closely to appreciate the story behind it, from the missing grains of wheat to symbolise poor seasons to the full grains to symbolise the good ones. There are plaques all around the base...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Graham J
Reviewed November 30, 2017

The Australian Farmer is a granite sculpture meant to reflect the commitment and spirit of the rural people who were the early settlers of the region. It stands at an impressive 26 ft in height and weighs about 70 tons. It took two years for...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank n1cf2
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This is a really beautiful statue and a fitting tribute to the hard working farmers out there. It's quite unusual and striking, and definitely worth a quick stop.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank nadiag123
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

If you ever wanted to see the history of an area carved out of granite this is the thing to see!!!! An absolutely amazing piece of art work! It's awe inspiring to walk around and see the amount of work that has gone into this....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 71aussietraveller
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

This is on the highway so doesn't take long to stop at if you are in a hurry to get somewhere. A wonderful tribute to the Australian farmer and it's very well done.

Date of experience: July 2017
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