Everything Tagged: Landmarks and Buildings

Mud Hut

One of the first buildings built in Bedourie, the Mud Hut was erected in the early 1880s with mud collected from Eyre Creek. The only other buildings from that time still standing are the Royal Hotel, across the road, and the original Police Station, which now stands on

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Muttaburrasaurus Langdoni Replica

The Muttaburrasaurus Langdoni Replica is a life sized statue of a prehistoric Dinosaur located in the RSL Park in Muttaburra. The fossilised skeleton of the first Muttaburrasaurus was found by local grazier Doug Langdon while mustering on a property in Muttaburra. The Dinosaur skeleton was the most complete

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Ilfracombe Machinery Mile and Heritage Museum

Otherwise known as The Great Machinery Mile, it hosts a range of equipment from standing engines to earthmoving machinery. A wonderful display of machinery, some of it very rare and almost all collected within 100 miles of the town, can be seen.The display is free of charge, with

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Ilfracombe Post Office

A beautiful old tongue and groove building housing Australia Post, Library, Gift Shop and Second Hand Clothing store. This unique building celebrated in April 2010 the Post Office centenary of the first motor mail delivery in the Commonwealth of Australia, which took place between Ilfracombe and Isisford. 2010

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Hydro Power Plant

The Hydro Power Plant is the first in Australia and third in the world! In 1891 drilling commenced on a bore to supply the town with water and in 1893 an exceptionally good supply was struck at 808 metres (2650 feet) with the water at 84 degrees celsius.

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Lenroy Slab Hut

Lenroy Slab Hut was built from rough hewn cypress pine in 1893. It was later moved to this site where it served as the Visitor Information Centre until the present one was built. It gives a reminder of the reality of bush life in the nineteenth and early

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Eromanga Knot-A-Saurus Park

The “Knot-A-Saurus Park’ is an amazing sculpture of a Sauropod and her two babies located along the Natural Sciences Loop in the Quilpie Shire. Made out of 100 metre lengths of twisted aluminium is situated on the southern side of Eromanga as you leave town west for Noccundra

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Greycliffe Homestead

Greycliffe Homestead was originally built in the 1870s and constructed of slabs cut with adze and a pitsaw, rafters were crafted from round bush timber and it featured a shingle roof. The homestead was owned by the Nott Family, who, whilst residing in the home along with their

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Charleville Historic House Museum

There aren’t too many buildings in Charleville that can boast a history as long and colour as the Charleville Historic House Museum. Dating back to 1887 the building was purpose built as Charleville’s first national bank, before it went onto become a private boarding house until the 1970’s

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