Skywhale and Skywhalepapa launched to mark National Gallery of Australia's 40th birthday celebrations

Steve Evans
Updated November 26 2022 - 12:46pm, first published 10:30am

Whether you think the Skywhale is the daftest idea since the left-handed teapot or a work of art worthy of Leonardo, you can't doubt the thrill of seeing her take off at 6.23am on a brisk Saturday morning to rise majestically over Lake Burley Griffin.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans


Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

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