- Town:Gunnedah NSW
Year of creation:1983
- Rider(s):Mackellar, Dorothea
Dorothea Mackellar (1885–1968) was an Australian poet and fiction writer. Her poem My Country is perhaps the best-known Australian poem, especially its second stanza, which begins:
‘I love a sun burnt country/A land of sweeping plains/Of ragged mountain ranges/Of droughts and flooding rains’.
- Sculptor(s):Adams, Dennis
The sculptor Dennis Adams portrayed Dorothea Mackellar, a proficient horsewoman, sitting astride a drinking horse in Gunnedah.