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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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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