Extending 5300 kilometres from Jimbour to Fowlers
Bay in the Great Australian Bight, South Australia, the barrier fence
constructed as a
the impact of dingoes and wild dogs around sheep and cattle grazing
land and provides a safer environment for our native animals and landowners.
A display depicting the Dingo
Barrier Fence is found in Jandowae opposite the Jandowae Community
and Cultural Centre. Three
timber dingoes are seen in front of a mural, the display protected
by sections of fence similar to the actual dingo fence.
Directions: Start at the
Jandowae Community and Cultural Centre and head south along Dalby Road.
Travel for 16kms and turn left
Lyndley Connection Road.
If you are driving from Jimbour, head north towards
Jandowae. Drive for 7kms and turn right into Lundley Connection Road.
Drive a further 2.2kms and turn left into Lyndley Lane and finally
drive 1.4km until you reach the junction of Lyndley Lane and Fletchers
Road. Turn right.
The fence begins at the corner post of the four fences to your right.
When you cross the next grid, the fence is on your left and a little
further on, the maintenance begins.
The longest man made structure
is constructed of wooden posts, strainers, star pickets, wire and different
types and sizes
of netting and is cleared on both sides to a width of 5m.
While in Jandowae
quench your thirst at one of the authentic country pubs, visit Athlone
Cottage, the Boomerang Factory
and Jandowae Dam - a popular fishing, swimming, skiing and boating spot.
See Warra Drive for
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