‘The Great Steps represents a vision for Warburton to be known as beautiful, artful and edible. It connects vital aspects of community life – the Rail Trail, skate park, community gardens, Visitor Information Centre and the village green and is a must see on your visit.
‘Manmade things should be as pretty as nature.’ Sioux Dollman, March 2014
Interesting Facts About ‘The Great Steps of Warburton’
•The mosaic expands over 26 steps, each more than 5 metres in width
•More than 20,000 tiles have bee used, and the design covers almost 20 square metres
•The project took more than a month to complete
•A secret ‘inspiring’ piece of poetry is hidden to be ‘discovered’ in the design
•More than 300 community members contributed to the mosaic including local primary, secondary and VCAL students, groups from U3A, local traders, councillors and members of the public
•The mosaic is permanent and will provide inspiration and an aesthetic to Warburton for generations to come
•‘The Great Steps of Warburton’ is a unique tourist attraction in the region and the only one of its kind Australia wide.