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Unearth the real Broken Hill

Broken Hill has inspired generations of pioneers, artists, film makers, publicans and restaurateurs, plus some of Australia’s most influential social advocates and mining entrepreneurs. The people of Broken Hill come from a range of backgrounds and a range of interests, and all of them have a story to tell.

Meet some of the town's locals and be inspired by their passions, their histories and their quirks!


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The Wheels of Broken Hill

Broken Hill is a true car enthusiasts paradise. In the 1950s, Broken Hill had the high…

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Hollywood in the Outback

Step on to a living, breathing film set with a visit to the film locations of Broken H…

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The Sheds of Broken Hill

Every item in an Australian shed tells a story, with those in Broken Hill veritable tr…

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Taylor Walker from Broken Hill

Born and raised in Broken Hill, AFL player and captain of the Adelaide Crows Taylor “T…

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Emily Keenan from Broken Hill

Emily Keenan left Broken Hill to pursue her dreams, one of which was to learn about ev…

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Cherie von Hӧrchner from Broken Hill

Cherie von Hӧrchner took her career to new heights in Broken Hill. As an ABC Rural Rep…