The 'Big Tennis Racquet' erected in the Evonne Goolagong Park, Yapunyah Street, Barellan, was unveiled in October 2009, during the Barellan Centenary celebrations as a tribute to the former Barellan local and great Australian tennis player, Evonne Goolagong Cawley. The completed racquet is an exact 20:1 scale model of Evonne's battered wooden signature Dunlop racquet.
The track consists of three loops - the short loop (three kilometres), Lake Talbot loop (seven kilometres) and the Murrumbidgee loop (11 kilometres) and follows a scenic route around Lake Talbot and the majestic Murrumbidgee River.
The track was designed to take advantage of the natural features such as rocky hills, gullies, high river banks, sandy beaches, irrigation channels and in some cases rough vehicular tracks. The round journey is 11 kilometres long and takes about four hours to comple...
A shady lawn-covered amphitheatre surrounds three large swimming pools and a toddlers pool. A water slide, rampage slide and children's playground as well a kiosk and coin operated barbecues add to the amenity of this oasis at the edge of Lake Talbot.
Lake Talbot is the premier swimming and recreational facility of the Riverina so be sure to come along and enjoy the fun from November through to March annually.
The Hankinson Memorial Fountain is a ceramic fountain created by Royal Doulton. It is located in Narrandera within the Memorial Gardens East Street and Victoria Avenue. There are only two of these fountains known to be in existence, the other one being in Pakistan.
The ceramic Royal Doulton fountain was presented to the people of Narrandera by Ald RH and Mrs Hankinson in 1922 'in honour of all those in Narrandera and District who served in the Great War 1914-1918.' The fountain remains a fittin...