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Speed the festival plough

A new take on crop circles was created at Dookie recently to promote the SheppARTon Festival next month.

February 27, 2013 4:00am

A gigantic long-necked turtle has appeared in the hills of Dookie to promote the SheppARTon Festival on next month


This aerial shot taken over the Dookie paddock is a trial run of a geoglyph — a giant turtle and Yorta Yorta totem — ploughed into a paddock by winemaker Richard Tallis.

The geoglyph will be used during the arts festival and symbolises a creature that carries its home on its back, a nod to the Goulburn Valley’s immigrant communities.

See www.sheppartonfestival.org.au

Picture: Serana Hunt

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