2023 President’s message

Welcome to the 151st Dandenong Show. It’s been a testing time for all of us over the past couple of years, but we are back and hopefully we can present a Show that we can be proud of.Members of the Dandenong Agricultural and Pastoral Society have been working tirelessly throughout the year to prepare for […]

2022 President’s message2022

As President of the Dandenong Agricultural & Pastoral Society Inc., it is with honour that I bring to you, on behalf of the Dandenong Show Committee, the Annual Dandenong Show, celebrating it’s 150th Year. The past year has been very difficult, but we have worked hard to present a full show, with all the trimmings, […]

It’s All About The Fleece

Wool is an excellent raw material that is obtained by shearing fleece obtained from a variety of wool-producing animals, including sheep, goats, rabbits, camels, llamas, alpacas, oxen, bison, and yaks. The texture of wool ranges from the soft and silky ones that are fit for clothing to the coarse and strong wool that are commonly […]

Fan Favourite Events at the Dandy Show

Founded in 1871 and known locally as the Dandy Show, it takes place at the Dandenong Showgrounds, Greaves Reserve, Bennet St., Dandenong VIC 3175. The annual event is an important outlet for the community and for local farmers to make business contacts, and to showcase their livestock. The Dandy Show has lots more to offer […]

How Sponsors Help Us Bring The Community Together

The Dandy Show, has a proud, long heritage and history. Established in 1872, it boasts a reputation of being one of the oldest and well-attended country fairs in the nation. Put on by the non-profit organisation, Dandenong Agricultural & Pastoral Society, Inc., the event brings urban and rural communities together for not only for agricultural […]

The Difference Between Hunter and Hack Classes

To the untrained eye, the differences between a Hunter and a Hack may seem pretty minor, if not, almost indistinguishable. A horse is a horse, of course, or is it? But for experienced equestrians, the differences are as obvious as the differences between dressage and cross-country. To help clear things up for new or confused […]

Channel Your Inner Picasso at Dandy Show!

The Dandy Show is held annually during the 2nd week of November at the Dandenong Showgrounds, Greaves Reserve, Victoria. People flock from all over to witness and be part of the Dandenong Agricultural and Pastoral Society’s event, now running on its 150th Show this 2022. The show features, among many others, activities such as: ○  […]

Our Top Tips For Equine Show Preparation

Every competition or show needs careful preparation to ensure a good performance or showing. It’s not only you that needs to be physically or mentally prepared, but your equine partner as well. Keep in mind that no matter how small the show is, it is respectful to the organisers and the judges to prepare for […]

We’re Bringing the Country to Town

The city of opportunity, the City of Greater Dandenong has a very rich and diverse history. This is evident in numerous historical sites that showcases the changing face of the city. This is also evident in the invaluable contributions by the indigenous Australians. The Aboriginal Peoples of the Kulin Nations (specifically the Wurundjeri people) are […]


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