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19-April-2014
19-April-2014

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans
A rest area commemorates those who served in World War Two

Location

Address:Barkly Highway, Approximately 50 kilometers north-west of Mount Isa, Mount Isa, 4825
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.372939
Long: 139.263955
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 31st August, 1995
Front Inscription

                   Barkly Highway
              (Mt Isa - Camooweal)

"Australia Remembers" Preservation Project
                   and Rest Area

  A Federally Funded National Highway Project
                    Officially opened by

The Honourable Tony McGrady, M.L.A.
          Minister for Mines and Energy
                 and Member for Mt Isa

                        on
            31 August 1995

Source: MA
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