These people were guests at a wedding, a very significant cultural celebration. Their clothes are also a clear indication of their cultural background and the fact they’ve nipped out for a smoke also seems to be part of their culture.
These sculptures are in a Shopping Complex at Melrose Park, South Australia. I think the area used to be the Carpark for Hills Industries who made the ubiquitous Australian, Hills Hoist, rotating washing line. Maybe the sculptures are made from left over bits!
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This statue celebrates the contribution made by Drovers in the harsh Outback areas of Australia. It’s sited at a place called Newcastle Waters, north of Elliot in the Northern Territory. There are a few old town buildings which can can be explored and a school still operates on what is actually a 10,353 sq km cattle station.