Everything Tagged: Landmarks and Buildings

Winton War Memorial

Residents of Winton met at the Shire Hall on Sunday 16 August 1914 to initiate a patriotic committee and to call on volunteers for the war that had been declared two weeks prior. 10 years later, the office of architects H W Atkinson and A H Conrad was

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Tree Of Knowledge Memorial

The historic Tree of Knowledge is famous for being the birthplace of the Australian Labour movement. The tree was poisoned in 2006, preserved and placed under an award winning timber structure. It is now a place of inspiration, reflection and celebration. It is beautifully lit with lighting during

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War Memorial and Heroes Avenue, Roma

The Heroes Avenue of 93 Queensland bottle trees (Brachychiton rupestre) creates a uniquely outback boulevard, remembering the men of Roma who died in WWI. The first tree was planted in 1918 supposedly in honour of Lieutenant Corporal Norman Saunders who was killed in France in 1916. That tree,

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Wild Dog Barrier Fence

The Queensland Section of the Dingo Barrier Fence is 2500 kilometres long. It was commenced in 1948 as a means of managing the impacts of dingoes and wild dogs on the sheep industry. The Queensland fence joins at the point where the three states of Queensland, New South

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Top Secret WWII Tour

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, this tour has had to reduce its numbers of guests. They will be continuing to take advice daily from the Government and look forward to welcoming travellers. It’s like finding an archaeological dig before it’s uncovered. Charleville Airport became part of the United

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Tambo Heritage Precinct

Discover stories of the oldest town in the west at Tambo’s Heritage Precinct . The buildings were originally Tambo’s Post and Telegraph Offices, and Tambo played a vital role in the early telegraph system linking the north of Australia with the south. These heritage listed buildings were moved

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The White Bull, Aramac

The White Bull in Gordon Street Aramac commemorates one of the most famous cattle stealing episodes in Australia’s history. Harry Redford stole a large mobe of cattle and a white bull from Bowen Downs near Aramac and drove the mob to South Australia through some of the toughest

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Qantas Founders Museum

Qantas Founders Museum (QFM) is an independent not-for-profit community organisation, operating since 1996, to commemorate the ethos and preserve the material heritage of the founders and early operations of Qantas Airways Ltd. QFM is a world-class museum and cultural display, eloquently telling the story of the founding of

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Quilpie Powerhouse Museum

Did you know that Quilpie, along the Warrego Way and Natural Sciences Loop, was the first town in Western Queensland to have a powerhouse? Step inside the original Powerhouse and learn its history. The Quilpie Powerhouse was turned on in Quilpie March 1952. Whilst Quilpie had power the

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