50th Anniversary of World War TwoPrint Page
A sign commemorates the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two and the contribution of Gordonbrook Dam to the war effort.
|Address:||Recreation Drive, Gordonbrook Dam, Gordonbrook, 4610|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -26.445896|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1995|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1995|
OF THE END OF WORLD WAR 11
This dam was originally constructed by the Irrigation and Wtaer Supply sub-department of Lands Department in 1942 as a water supply source for RAAF personnel based at TaabingA and for the people of Kingaroy. In 1987 Kingaroy Shire Council completed additional construction raising the dam walls current height.
DPI, Water Resources, which is now responsible for managing Queensland`s water supplies and Kingaroy Shire Council which manages the dam are proud of this contribution to the Australia War effort.