Bush Mechanics: The Exhibition

Workshops Rail Museum

Bush Mechanics: The Exhibition, based on the popular ABC television series, showcases the ingenuity of outback mechanics in the context of Warlpri storytelling, music and art, now running at The Workshops Rail Museum until February 2.


The TV documentary series, co-created by David Batty and Francis Jupurrurla Kelly, also highlights the wider issues (motoring and non-motoring) affecting Aboriginal people in Australia by providing broader insights into Aboriginal life and culture.

Bush Mechanics: The Exhibition, The Workshops Rail Museum

This fascinating exhibition features a range of items from the series, including two original cars, clay figurines, specially commissioned artwork and interactive displays.

Bush Mechanics: The Exhibition, The Workshops Rail Museum

Visitors can try their hand at some of the ingenious and resourceful nyurulypa, or tricks, by assembling the discarded parts that make up the exhibition’s bush driving simulator and operate it. 

Bush Mechanics WRM

In addition, visitors to the exhibition will be able to see original footage from the television series filmed in Central Australia.  

Need to know - Exhibition admission is included with general Museum entry.

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Bush Mechanics: The Exhibition

The Workshops Rail Museum

North St

North Ipswich

Until Feb 2 

Daily 9.30-4

3432 5100


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