The Story So Far

In July 2017, a unique collaboration between artists and farmers created Sunset Symphony in the Sunflowers in a paddock in regional Queensland.

The video above tells the story about how the agricultural community was brought together with a wider public in Mackay, and points to the crucial contribution made by the Australian South Sea Islander Community in the history of the sugarcane industry in Mackay.

In 2018-19, the Sunset Symphony team has embarked on a new venture combining art, farming, social history, and contemporary community. Hosted at the Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens, the Watershed project brings regenerative agriculture to a wider public sphere. Explore this website to discover the project as it unfolds…