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Jerilderie

Jerilderie is located on the Newell Highway and is a major merino stud area. It is also the gateway to the Kidman Way, an 800 kilometre outback highway. Jerilderie's large agricultural industry includes olives, onions, cotton, canola, wool, cotton, beef, wheat and rice. Nearly a quarter of the Nation's tomatoes are grown in the area and there is a tomato-processing factory in town.

Jerilderie is the only New South Wales town visited by the bushranger Ned Kelly and his gang. You can learn more about the gang's exploits by following the Ned Kelly raid trail. Visit Ye Old Bank of New South Wales for an insight into the town's colonial history.

Jerilderie: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Memorial Park and Garden


Memorial Park was completed in 2010 and is home to the Jerilderie Cenotaph. It is a peaceful site created to allow people to reflect and honour the fallen and those who served and continue to serve Australia in War. The park is also home to a Leopard tank, decommissioned and donated to the Jerilderie community and Jerilderie RSL Sub-Branch in 2010.

A garden, established and maintained by the Jerilderie Public School and St Joseph's Primary School, can also be enjoyed at this site.




Jerilderie Street
Jerilderie, NSW, 2716

Located 0.2K from Jerilderie

The Ned Kelly Blacksmith Shop


Step back in time and experience yesteryear, hear an eye-witness account of the raid on the Bank of New South Wales in Jerilderie by Ned Kelly and his gang.

Soak up the nostalgia of standing where the Kelly Gang's horses were shod in 'The Ned Kelly Blacksmith Shop'. A collection of Australiana, fishing and blacksmithing memorabilia, souvenirs and bric-a-brac are available.

Open by appointment. Please call the number provided to arrange a time.




Powell Street
Jerilderie, NSW, 2716

Located 0.5K from Jerilderie

Steel Wings


Be awed by the massive Steel Wings Windmill. One of only two of its kind in the world, the 50 foot tall, 25 foot diameter mill construction is an impressive sight to see. Made in Sydney in 1909-10, Steel Wings was acquired from Goolgumbla Station before being relocated to Luke Park in 1979.




Luke Park,
Powell Street
Jerilderie, NSW, 2716

Located 0.5K from Jerilderie

Jerilderie Steam Rail


Jerilderie Apex Mini Rail has a mini rail seven and a quarter inch gauge that is run by an enthusiastic group of volunteers continually adding to the mini rail area on the banks of the Billabong Creek over the footbridge behind Powell Street. The 1.9 kilometre track includes a mini station, a bridge and tunnel meandering through the gum trees.

There is fun for the young and the young at heart with steam and diesel engines. The Mini Railway holds running days on the second Sunday of each month (weather permitting). During the summer months there is twilight running also. There are hot and cold drinks available on running days and a jumping castle and play equipment for the little ones.




Powell Street
Jerilderie, NSW, 2716

Located 0.5K from Jerilderie

Jerilderie Library


The Jerilderie Library is a fantastic facility for all members of the community. The Library was previously located at the Old Court House until the new Library was built in its central location.

Opened on 15 April 2009, it has a combination of historic and modern influences. The building is a replica to the original "Banksi" home, which once stood at the site. The construction of the new library also included engaging a local artist, Helene Mortlock, to design two glass panels to display at the entry to the Library. The panels illustrate some of Jerilderie's rich history and present day influences, and include photographs as well as Helene's artistic drawing.




41-43 Jerilderie Street
Jerilderie, NSW, 2716

Located 0.5K from Jerilderie

The Old Printery Building and The Bolt Exhibition


Doing the Bolt is an exhibition of convicts and bushrangers. There is an extensive collection of exact replicas and originals including: 30 story boards and banners detailing the life of bushrangers and convicts, pistols and guns flag flown at Eureka Rebellion, cat 'o nine tails and whipping post, shackles and locks, and much more.

The exhibition is housed adjacent to the Library in the Old Printery building, the historic printing office of the Jerilderie and Urana Gazette run by Mr Samuel Gill. On Monday, 10 February 1879, Ned Kelly tried to find Mr Gill in order to have his manifesto, "The Jerilderie Letter" printed. The restoration of this building was completed in 2012.

Contact the Jerilderie Shire Council for more information.




39-41 Jerilderie Street
Jerilderie, NSW, 2716

Located 0.5K from Jerilderie

Bush Tucker Trail


Walk along the banks of the Billabong Creek beginning at the Steel Wings in Luke Park and be tempted by the bush tucker plants along the track. Jerilderie provides an oasis to all travellers and there is no better place to start than at beautiful Jerilderie Lake, a shared pathway gives you a walk around the lake known to locals as Horgan's Walk.

The bush tucker trail is incorporated into the Horgan's Walk that follows along the Billabong creek, where you walk over little foot bridges, sit among the gum trees and enjoy the flora and fauna within the Jerilderie oasis.




35 Jerilderie Street
Jerilderie, NSW, 2716

Located 0.5K from Jerilderie

Luke Park and Jerilderie Lake


Visit Luke Park, located next to the Jerilderie Lake, adjacent to the Newell Highway. It has a fun children's playground which is fully enclosed and shaded. Enjoy a picnic or you can utilise the free barbecue facilities and the undercover seating. The massive Steel Wings Windmill is also located at the park, which is one of only two of its kind in the world.




Powell Street
Jerilderie, NSW, 2716

Located 0.6K from Jerilderie

Jumptree Studios


Jumptree Studios is the studio of Helene Mortlock - the bulk of Helene's creative works are commissioned house portraits. Helene draws finely detailed graphite illustrations. Homes huge or humble. Working from photos from anywhere worldwide Helene's pencils emit the essence of home.

Currently her studio is relocating and Helene is working from her studio at home. Otherwise she is available through her Social Media platforms and at the end of her phone.




740 Wilson Road
Jerilderie, NSW, 2716

Located 19.6K from Jerilderie

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