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Hay, New South Wales, 2711
Catch all the action, passion and legends of Australia's colourful shearers at Shear Outback!
Shearers enjoy legendary status in Australia, and links to Australia’s vibrant and colourful shearing culture are prevalent in Australian contemporary life and language. Shear Outback is an innovative and exciting interpretative centre devoted to these colourful characters of the bush, and follows the technology of ‘getting the wool’ off, - past, present, and future.
Located in Hay, New South Wales, the Shear Outback facility is a multi-faceted award-winning tourist and educational attraction comprising several complementary experiences. They include; The Australian Shearers’ Hall of Fame; the Shear Outback Exhibition; the historic Murray Downs Woolshed; a Special Exhibition Gallery; a Retail Shop; a Café; - and an ever-evolving year-round calendar of events and programs.
Visitors meet the shearers, shedhands, sheep and dogs who work in the shearing and wool industries, and the experience is interactive, educational, entertaining, - and fun. Visitors can also experience first hand the stamina and training needed to shear a sheep, take on Jackie Howe’s legendary blade-shears record, see inside a working handpiece, take part in live shearing demonstrations several times a day, and more.
When you visit Shear Outback, you’ll meet the legendary characters that have made Australian shearing culture what it is today.
If you would like more information please visit our website (see link above).
We look forward to seeing you soon at Shear Outback.