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Western Plains Zoo : 23-April-2011
Western Plains Zoo : 23-April-2011

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans

A monument commemorates the establishment of the Western Plains Zoo in 1974. An additional plaque commemorates the visit of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh in 1992. 


Address:Obley Road, Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo, 2830
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.272043
Long: 148.586996
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1974
Front Inscription

Plaque 1:

This Plaque Was Unveiled By
The Honourable T. L. Lewis, M.L.A.
Minister for Lands And Tourism
On 22nd November 1974
To Commemorate
The Establishment Of
The Western Plains Zoo
By The Zoological Parks Board
Of New South Wales

Plaque 2 :

Her Majesty The Queen
His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh
visited the Western Plains Zoo
During the 40th Anniversary year
of Her Majesty's Reign
During the 75th Anniversary year of
the N.S.W. Zoological Board 

21st February 1992

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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