Australia's Big Things

Why is it that ‘big things’ become iconic? In Australia, we’re no stranger to having big things dotted around the country, the first built was the Big Banana in Coffs Harbour which was built in 1964.We have over 150 big things in Australia and they have become almost a cult phenomenon with people always stopping by to grab a photo of them. Quite a number of our Big Things here are even being heritage listed.Now that’s quirky!!

Some of the more well known Big Things we have are:
The Big Banana – Coffs Harbour NSW
The Big Barramundi – Daintree QLD
The Big Captain Cook – Cairns QLD
The Big Cassowary – Mission Beach QLD
The Big Cheese – Bega NSW
The Big Croc – Humpty Doo NT
The Big Dog on a Tuckerbox – Gundagai NSW
The Big Earthworm – Bass VIC
The Big Gold Panner – Bathurst NSW
The Big Golden Guitar – Tamworth NSW
The Big Guitar – Narrandera NSW
The Big Gumboot – Tully QLD
The Big Koala – Dadswells Bridge VIC
The Big Lobster – Kingston SA
The Big Merino – Goulburn NSW
The Big Murray Cod – Swan Hill VIC
The Big Ned Kelly – Glenrowan VIC
The Big Penguin – Penguin TAS
The Big Pineapple – Gympie QLD
The Big Potato – Robertson NSW
The Big Prawn – Ballina NSW

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