19 Jan 2019 - AELEC - Australian Equine & Livestock Events Centre

Presented by ABCRA

Celebrating our farming heritage and supporting its future.

The Great Australian Round up is a charity event, raising money for the Burrumbuttock Hay Runners and other vital rural services and is all about supporting Australia’s vital rural industries through awareness and fundraising efforts whilst providing an exciting, unique and new element to the Tamworth Country Music Festival for both tourists and locals. The Great Australian Round Up really has a little something for everyone!


The Great Australian Round up will kick off at 8am on Saturday the 19th of January and go through until late afternoon on Sunday 20th January 2019.


Showcasing all things that are Australian country, including Exhibitions and Memorabilia from numerous Rural Museums.


The Main Event will kick off at 6pm on Saturday night with Internationally renowned Guy Mclean and his incredible stock horses as seen on Australia’s Got Talent. Followed by Australia’s Elite Rodeo Athletes from Broncs and Bulls to Barrel racing in a Rodeo extravaganza. Besides the excitement of rodeo action, The Great Australian Round Up Rodeo will tell a story of the heritage of rodeo in Australia, highlighting its importance in today’s rural communities. This is a Rodeo you do not want to miss!


During the day there will also be

  • National Finals of Ranch Sorting Australia National Championship Series

  • stockman’s challenge

  • working dog trials

  • whip cracking

  • sheep shearing

  • a ute, truck and antique machinery show

  • bush poets and live music 

  • trade stalls

Plus so many more attractions

  • waterslides and carnival rides

  • baby farm animal petting zoo

  • pony rides

  • And did we mention a water slide!


Day events are FREE to the Public, between 8am and 5pm.


Come on down and support our Farming Future, learn about what goes on behind the farm gate, all whilst having the time of your life, at The Great Australian Round Up.


Go here for a complete list of times and events


Tickets available for the Main Event on the 15th October 2018.



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