The Jackie Howe Festival of Golden the Shears was held at the historic Jondayran Wool Shed, Toowoomba from 2 to 4 September. Festival highlights included Australia’s richest shearing and wool handling competition, blade shearing demonstrations, sheep dog trials, and traditional trade and craft demonstrations. Opening night festivities included the Runway to Runway Gala Banquet, a black-tie event pairing high-end fashion with the iconic location, featuring fashion from event ambassador Nicola Finetti.

Words by Ella Jones
Images by Jackie Howe Festival