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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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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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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Spirit of the Land Mural

The Spirit of the Land Mural is an extraordinary dedication to the history of the land. Coating the cylindrical exterior of one of the town’s water reservoirs, the large scale artwork seamlessly pieces together the stories of the surrounding country, from its pre-historic beginnings to early 20th Century

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Southern Cross Windmill

The largest commercially operational windmill manufactured by Southern Cross can be viewed at close range on the grounds of Pumps and Solar. Built in 1950 by the Toowoomba Foundry, the windmill has a 9 metre diameter wheel and is 15 metres high. A great location to get up

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St Finbarrs Church

Take the Warrego Way or Natural Sciences Loop and explore the exquisite Quilpie Shire Boulder Opal in all its beauty. Home to one of Quilpie Shire’s most iconic attractions, St Finbarr’s Church rests on the foundations of an intriguing history. In 1976, the Priest at the time, Father

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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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