The Heroes, Larrikins and Visionaries of Broken Hill Walk

The Heroes, Larrikins and Visionaries of Broken Hill Walk is a 1.7 kilometre, easy walk from the Railway Station to Billy Goat Hill. Stroll through some of the city's most diverse and interesting areas, soak up the history, culture and notoriety that gave Broken Hill its unique character.

Along the way meet Broken Hill's first lady blacksmith, the world's tiniest mine worker, world famous singers, writers, poets, artists, actors, gamblers, cheats, heroes and battlers, from Chips Rafferty to June Bronhill, Shorty O'Neill to Dame Mary Gilmore. You'll be surprised who you meet in an hour's stroll around town. A map (including a certificate) are available from the Visitor Information Centre free of charge.

Nearby events

  1. Robert Groves | Cartoon Artist

    Tuesday 25 September 2018 to Friday 12 October 2018 , Broken Hill

    This exhibition is a collection of illustrations by cartoon artist Robert Groves. He drew inspiration from his 30 years of working in the mines. Robert Groves is well known for his wit and used his skills to draw hilarious safety posters th…

    25 Sep - 12 Oct
  2. Outback Challenge

    Wednesday 26 September 2018 to Saturday 28 September 2019 , Broken Hill

    The Outback Challenge is a seven day event catering to the best off-road vehicles, men and women from around the world. It is a cross country 4x4 event that uses the technology of GPS similar to that of the Paris to Dakar. Teams need the …

    26 Sep - 28 Sep
  3. Broken Hill Community Markets

    Saturday 13 October 2018 to Saturday 08 December 2018 , Broken Hill

    Broken Hill Community Markets occur on the second Saturday of each month. Come and meet the locals. The Markets run in the mornings every month except in December when they have a Twilight Market after the Christmas Pageant. Regular stal…

    13 Oct - 08 Dec