The Big Bulls Of Rockhampton: History, Location, Facts and more!
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The Big Bulls Of Rockhampton: History, Location, Facts and more!

The Big Bulls of Rockhampton are good examples of Australia’s storied Big Things. Located in Rockhampton, Central Queensland, the Big Bulls are seven statues of bulls designed and built by Hugh Anderson. There are also several other structures of small bulls you will encounter when you visit the city known for beef farming. In this…

The Big Crab In Queensland: One Of Australia’s Most Iconic Big Things
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The Big Crab In Queensland: One Of Australia’s Most Iconic Big Things

There is a Big Thing in every state in Australia, Queensland being one of the most notorious for hosting these oversized structures. The state’s obsession with Big Things is so strong you’ll come across not one Big Crab, but two! The first Big Crab is in the rural town of Miriam Vale, while the other…

Revisiting Matilda the Kangaroo, decades after the 1982 Commonwealth Games
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Revisiting Matilda the Kangaroo, decades after the 1982 Commonwealth Games

Matilda the Kangaroo is arguably the most publicized Big Thing of Australia. She is well-remembered for her role as the official mascot of the 1982 Commonwealth Games held in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The event involved 46 nations, 1,583 athletes and 12 sports. It was officially opened by the Duke of Edinburgh and closed by Her…