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A plaque commemorates the 8th Australian Scout Jamboree held in 1967-1968.

In 1965 the Queensland Branch of The Scout Association of Australia accepted the invitation to host the 1967/68 Jamboree. 200 hectares of bushland at Jindalee was chosen to accommodate the event. More than 15,300 scouts from 19 Asian and Pacific countries as well as all Australian states and territories participated in the Jamboree.
 

Location

Address:Bilga Street, Middle Park, 4074
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.552858
Long: 152.927858
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event STart Date:26-December-1967
Actual Event End Date:06-January-1968

Dedication

Front Inscription

8th Australian
Jamboree

16,000 Boy Scouts
From 17 Countries
Camped Here Between
26th December 1967
And 6th January 1968.
 

Source: MA
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