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The pool commemorates those who served in conflicts in which Australia has been involved. 

Bourke's showpiece, the modern War Memorial Olympic Swimming Pool, will be officially opened by our local Member of the Legislative Assembly, the Hon. J. B. Renshaw, Deputy Premier and Treasurer at approximately 8 p.m. tomorrow night, Saturday, 10th December. The Opening Carnival, which is being organised by the Bourke Amateur Swimming Club, has attracted nominations from Wellington, Dubbo, Gilgandra, Narromine and Nyngan as well as local entrants.
Western Herald (Bourke, NSW),  9 December 1960.


Address:Mertin Street, Bourke, 2840
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.092222
Long: 145.944444
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Monument Designer:Figgis & Jefferson
Monument Manufacturer:Walmac Construction


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 10th December, 1960
Front Inscription

Plaque :

Bourke and Districts Memorial Olympic Pool

Officially opened by the Hon. J. B. Renshaw Deputy premier and Treasure

10th December 1960.

Cr. L. D. Davis      Shire President
R. E. Blackadder  Shire Clerk
Architects             Figgis & Jefferson
Builders                Walmac Construction.

Source: SKP, MA
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