A great day out at the Hamilton Show

A GREAT day was had at the 70th Hamilton Show today, enjoyed in sunny conditions with a top temperature of 23.7 degrees (recorded at nearby Ouse) at 2.55pm. The following photo gallery is presented by New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News as a proud sponsor of the event. Check back tomorrow for a video of the dog high-jump competition.

The show was officially opened by the governor of Tasmania, Barbara Baker.
Legislative Council president Craig Farrell MLC, left, and Derwent Valley Councillor Peter Binny listening to the governor’s address.
Hamilton Agricultural Show Society president Jack Beattie.
Tony Bradfield speaking after receiving life membership from the Hamilton Agricultural Show Society.

The Governor, Barbara Bradfield, presents an award to Wayne Walker.

Bernard Brain receives an award from the governor.

Hannah Hardy receives the award for Junior Showjumping (riding Snowdonvale Esdarah).

Showground announcer and Hamilton Show Society life member Scott Ashton-Jones.
Members of the Tasmanian Lighthorse.
Tasmanian Light Horse Brigade member Jessica Norris.

Action in the sheep shearing contest.

Clay target shooting.
Ray Williams of the Sporting Shooters Association escorting the governor of Tasmania, Barbara Baker.
Fred Hallett and George Chapman on a sideshow ride.

Xabia Barrington of the Gretna Fire Brigade.
Dr Fiona Beer participating in an exercise with the Gretna Fire Brigade.
Dr Fiona Beer participating in an exercise with the Gretna Fire Brigade.
Gretna Fire Brigade junior members lifting a stretcher carrying Dr Fiona Beer in training exercise.
Gretna Fire Brigade junior members carrying Dr Fiona Beer in training exercise.
Part of the crowd watching the proceedings from the grandstand.

The queue for lunch from a very popular barbecue.

The dog high-jump competition.
Onlookers at the dog high-jump competition.

Dog high jump steward Angus Denholm places the boards in the dog high jump with some help from Adam Lane.

Adam Lane with Warwick.

Adam Lane with Warwick.

Jane Denholm with her dog Rosie.

Olivia Lane with her dog Warwick.

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