The Management Committee of the Atherton Tableland Agricultural Society Inc. has announced that the 2020 Atherton Show has been cancelled due to the developing situation surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
A spokesperson said “The decision was not an easy one to make and has not been made lightly. After many hours of discussions and considering all factors, we feel that the cancellation of the show is in the best interests of everyone involved.
“To everyone involved with the show so far, including the members, stewards, volunteers, entrants, spectators and our many valued sponsors we would like to thank you for your support over the years and we look forward to working together in bringing the next annual show in 2021.
“We thank everyone for their understanding during these challenging times, stay safe and take care of each other.