Nimmitabel Show

I was born in Canberra in 1998. I grew up in my family’s house in Nimmitabel with my mother and father Peter (Skeety) and Linda Evans. I grew up alongside my three brothers Ricky, Paddy and Colby. We are the 7th generation to grow up in Nimmitabel. 

I attend Nimmitabel preschool followed by Nimmitabel primary until year 6, then continued my high school education at Monaro High School from 2011 to 2016. After completing my HSC I started wool handling for shearing contractors in the local area where I fell in love with the industry. 

Over the past 5 years I have travelled a large part of NSW working in the shearing sheds. The opportunities and experience I have gained have been amazing. I have nearly completed my Certificate IV in Wool Classing, have recently became a shearers cook and plan on taking up shearing in the near future. However there is no place like home and I can never stay away for too long. 

Growing up the Nimmitabel Show was always a highlight for our family. My first ever fall off a horse was at the 2003 Nimmitabel show in my riding class. In 2007 Dad took on the role of Head Ring Steward which meant there was plenty of opportunities for us to get involved in the helping, organising and running of ring events over the years. In 2019 I took on the Head Ring Steward position after Michael Green, but due to the Black Summer Bushfires and Covid-19 this will be my first year as the Ring Steward. 

 I look forward to representing our community as the Nimmitabel Young Woman in 2022. Type your paragraph here.

2022 Nimmitabel Young Woman   -   Taya Evans