Hay

Hay is the second stop for the Outback Story Generator project. OTYP have a very long history in Hay, in fact we started there 25 years ago and have since run many projects with their young people.

This project in Hay has been very generously supported by Hay Council. Thank you Hay Council!

Some fact about Hay:

  • The township of Hay was named after Sir John Hay, a local pastoralist and Member of Parliament, after the town was gazetted in 1859.
  • Hay is 719 Km from Sydney and 409 Km from Melbourne
  • SOME say that the surrounding Hay Plains are the FLATTEST PLACE ON EARTH.
  • The Hay Shire covers an area of 11,348km (sq)
  • According to the 2011 ABS Census, Hay has equal number of Males and Females, 1,478 Each. What are the odds?!
  • The median/average age of the Hay population is 44 years of age, 7 years above the Australian average.

Jessica will be in Hay from the 17th March to 28th March 2014 working with students from Hay Memorial High School. She will also be running Drama workshops for grades 7-9.

Stay tuned for all their stories.

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