About Us

The Crows Nest Agricultural, Horticultural & Industrial Society Inc was formed in 1901.
The current Crows Nest Showgrounds were the third and final location, with the 16-acre grounds a tremendous setting nestled amongst rolling hills and hugged by Bald Hills Creek at its back border.
Our Objects

The promotion of agricultural, horticultural and industrial excellence;
The maintenance of an indoor and outdoor recreation venue;
The promotion of events for social and cultural value.
promoting the involvement of the youth of the district in society objects



The last AGM was held in September 2021, where we welcomed some new faces. 

Committee Meetings are held at 7:30pm on the 2nd Monday of every month at the Crows Nest Showgrounds.

All are welcome but financial members only can vote.


To add agenda items please notify the Secretary – secretary.crowsnest@gmail.com


The Show Office is open on Wednesday from 10am - 2pm. The office phone number is (07) 4698 1390 (phone diverted afterhours).

Our current office bearers

Doug Gillies


Vice Presidents

SNR Vice President:  Gavin Close

Vice Presidents:

Ben Westhead

Scott Brown

Brian Burton

Melissa Brown

Jessica Hanson




Selwyn Stark


Barry Miller

2021 Crows Nest Showgirl

Kristin Brown


Martin Bridges

2021 Rural Ambassador

Ben Westhead