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Walk around the town and view the many community art projects.




Sturt Desert Pea Sculpture - Richardson Place in front of the Roxby Downs Visitor Information Centre 

This dynamic sculpture was created by artists Gerry McMahon and Rachel Young, as part of the 'Cargo Public Art Project' - a community cultural development project to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Roxby Downs Township. More than 400 local young people contributed to the design and development of this sculpture which was fabricated at the Roxby Downs TAFE SA Campus incorporating metals that are local to the region. Launched on Saturday 15 November 2008.

Community Mural

Community Mural – Richardson Place on the wall opposite Splashpad site

The ceramic Tile Mural was created as part of the 2013 Red eARTh Festival; Celebrating 25 years of the township of Roxby Downs. Many members and community groups contributed their inspiration and ideas.


Roxby Downs Multicultural Quilt – Roxbylink Cultural and Leisure Centre – gallery corridor

The community quilt was made in 2012 to tell a visual story of our community. It was made in celebration of newly arrived migrants to Roxby Downs reflecting on their much loved homelands and greatly missed families. In total 28 women participated in the project, bringing stories from 16 different countries.


Time Capsule - Visitor Information Centre Entrance - Richardson Place

This sculpture is a time capsule that was commissioned by BHP Billiton in 2014, and was unveiled in July 2016.  The sculpture is an interactive and representative snapshot of the first 25 years of Roxby Downs and was completed over a two year period.

The barrel is a representation of the original mill on the mine site at Olympic Dam. 


Main Street Rotunda - Richardson Place Crossing

The Rotunda was redecorated as part of Roxby Downs 25th Birthday celebrations in 2013. Roxby Downs Area School Students repainted it to bring Roxby to life from a youth perspective. Incorporated into the design is elements of Multiculturalism, Sports and Music as well as featuring some other typical Roxby Flora and Fauna.

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6 Richardson Place

Roxby Downs SA 5725

Monday to Friday

9.00am - 5.00pm

Closed Public Holidays

PO Box 124

Roxby Downs SA 5725

Phone: (08) 8671 0010

Fax: (08) 8671 0452

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