Australia’s Big Things – What And Where Are They

Big Things can be found in many Australian towns, there is at 200 different Big Things scattered over Australia. they are quite often found at the entrance, main street or standing proudly in front of an attraction or business.

The Big Things are man made structures and sculptures and are usually built to promote a particular product or thing that the town is well known for. The very first Big Thing was The ‘Big Banana’ in 1964.

A Really Big Ram at Wagin, WA, Australia
A Really Big Ram at Wagin, WA, Australia

Here is a few of the ‘Big Things’

The very first ‘Big Thing’ was the Big Banana in Coffs Harbour, Queensland. It is 5 metres high and 11 metres long and is now over 40 years old.

Big Banana in Coffs Harbour, Queensland, Australia
Big Banana in Coffs Harbour, Queensland, Australia

The ‘Big Croc’ in Normanton, Queensland

Big Golden Guitar in Tamworth, NSW

Big Golden Guitar in Tamworth, NSW, Australia
Big Golden Guitar in Tamworth, NSW, Australia

A Really Big Ram at Wagin, WA

Big Murray Cod at Swan Hill Victoria

Big Murray Cod at Swan Hill Victoria, Australia
Big Murray Cod at Swan Hill Victoria, Australia

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