Roly Poly Roly Poly is a native tumble weed which flourishes on the flood plains of the Barcoo during good seasons. The plants dry off and then tumble along gathering into large spheres which get caught along fence lines.  The role poly was created from old fencing wire found in abundance in paddocks where once there were many sheep. This oversized sculptural roly poly is a metaphor for the past the vastness of time and space and the ability of the Barcoo River landscape to consume mans…

Roly Poly Roly Poly is a native tumble weed which flourishes on the flood plains of the Barcoo during good seasons. The plants dry off and then tumble along gathering into large spheres which get caught along fence lines. The role poly was created from old fencing wire found in abundance in paddocks where once there were many sheep. This oversized sculptural roly poly is a metaphor for the past the vastness of time and space and the ability of the Barcoo River landscape to consume mans…

The Tambo Truck - Wild and Woolly. By artist Christopher Trotter2015.

The Tambo Truck - Wild and Woolly. By artist Christopher Trotter2015.

Tambo is a town located in Central West Queensland Australia on the banks of the Barcoo River. Tambo is 101 kilometres (63 mi) southeast of the town of Blackall via the Landsborough Highway and approximately 862 kilometres (536 mi) north west of the state capital Brisbane. At the 2006 census Tambo had a population of 345.  The town was settled in 1863 making it the oldest town in western Queensland. Like much of the west sheep became the mainstay of the economy. The town takes its name from…

Tambo is a town located in Central West Queensland Australia on the banks of the Barcoo River. Tambo is 101 kilometres (63 mi) southeast of the town of Blackall via the Landsborough Highway and approximately 862 kilometres (536 mi) north west of the state capital Brisbane. At the 2006 census Tambo had a population of 345. The town was settled in 1863 making it the oldest town in western Queensland. Like much of the west sheep became the mainstay of the economy. The town takes its name from…

Tambo is a town located in Central West Queensland Australia on the banks of the Barcoo River. Tambo is 101 kilometres (63 mi) southeast of the town of Blackall via the Landsborough Highway and approximately 862 kilometres (536 mi) north west of the state capital Brisbane. At the 2006 census Tambo had a population of 345.  The town was settled in 1863 making it the oldest town in western Queensland. Like much of the west sheep became the mainstay of the economy. The town takes its name from…

Tambo is a town located in Central West Queensland Australia on the banks of the Barcoo River. Tambo is 101 kilometres (63 mi) southeast of the town of Blackall via the Landsborough Highway and approximately 862 kilometres (536 mi) north west of the state capital Brisbane. At the 2006 census Tambo had a population of 345. The town was settled in 1863 making it the oldest town in western Queensland. Like much of the west sheep became the mainstay of the economy. The town takes its name from…

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