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13-April-2014
13-April-2014

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A memorial commemorates the resting place of the ancestors of the BirriGubba Tribe.

Location

Address:The Soldiers Road, Mullers Lagoon Park, Bowen, 4806
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.001247
Long: 148.24802
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Indigenous

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 5th October, 2002
Front Inscription

MBINNGAHLYE (Bowen)

BirriGubba Resting Place

This commemorates the resting place for our Ancestors of the BirriGubba Tribe, and stands in memory of the people who traditionally occupied this land for over 40,000 years.

This memorial was erected by their living descendants with the support of the Bowen Shire Council.

This plaque was officially unveiled by the Mayor Councillor Mike Brunker and Elder Mr. Monty Prior on Saturday 5th October, 2002.

WADDA MULLIE

Source: MA
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