Mullumbimby Memorial Centre -Petria Thomas Pool Print Page
The Memorial Centre was originally erected in memory of those who served in World War Two. The Memorial Centre Pool has now been renamed after Olympic swimmer Petria Thomas who grew up in Mullumbimby.
Petria Ann Thomas, OAM (born 25 August 1975) is an Australian swimmer and Olympic gold medallist and a winner of 15 national titles. She was born in Lismore, New South Wales, and grew up in the nearby town of Mullumbimby.
MULLUMBIMBY, Thursday.-"A swimming pool is one of the best memorials the town could have and I feel sure the whole town and district will be right behind the project," said the Mayor of Mullumbimby (Ald. W. E. Smith) last night, following the appointment of a committee, to raise funds for the pool. The meeting unanimously agreed that the Mullumbimby Municipal
Northern Star (Lismore, NSW), 17 February 1950.
|Address:||Jubilee Avenue, Mullumbimby Memorial Centre, Petria Thomas Pool, Mullumbimby, 2482|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -28.556952|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Monument Designer:||Messrs Board & Newton|
MULLUMBIMBY MEMORIAL CENTRE
PETRIA THOMAS POOL