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Yeoval

FAST FACTS

Population:  292

Established: 1890  

Trail Info: Follow the Banjo Paterson Trail 
from Orange via the Animals on Bikes drive (Molong through to Dubbo). 

Famous for: Yeoval is famous as the 
childhood home of the great Australian poet
and storyteller Andrew Barton (Banjo) Paterson 

Historical Milestones: Banjo Paterson lived 
on the family property “Buckinbah” in the 1860’s - 
a real outpost of the early colony.  In 1868 gold, 
silver and copper was discovered here. 

What you can expect now: Yeoval today 
is a great stopover point with museums, hotel,
cafe, clubs and caravan stopover. 

 

Key events to plan for:

  • Banjo Paterson Birthday Bash – February
  • ANZAC Day – April  
  • Yeoval Agricultural Show – May
  • Mulga Bill Quick Shears Competition – July

 

Must see and do:

  • 
Learn about Banjo Paterson at the 
museum dedicated to his story and view 
the WWI Exhibition
  • 
Browse the craft shops and other places 
of interest
  • 
Picnic in Banjo Paterson Bush Park and 
sculpture garden (includes the largest 
bronze sculpture in Australia)
  • Follow the Animals on Bikes drive

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