LOCATION: Churchill (VIC)
This 32 metre tall 'spire' was built in Churchill in 1967 — just two years after the town was established..
Although the spire is almost always referred to as a "cigar", it wasn't built to look like one! It was simply built as a 'monument of interest'.
However, given that this golden spire kind of looks like a cigar and Sir Winston Churchill (the man after which the town was named) famously smoked cigars, the connection was quickly made, and the nickname has stuck...
LOCATION: Moonbi (NSW)
The little town of Moonbi is often referred to as the "poultry capital of NSW". What better way to celebrate that fact than with the construction of a marvellous fibreglass chook!?
We think this is PERFECT!
LOCATION: Cowell (SA)
This big thing is a thing of beauty!
Constructed from wooden slats, this Big Crab is one of three sea creatures to be found in the seaside town of Cowell.
LOCATION: Cunnamulla (QLD)
Larger than life, this fella dominates the remote outback town of Cunnumulla.
The Cunnamulla Fella is a song written by Stan Coster and sung by Slim Dusty — and this statue immortalises this titular archetypal bushie in stunning bronze.