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29-December-2017
29-December-2017

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The park was officially renamed in 2007 as Henry Lawson Bicentennial Park and is dedicated to the memory of the early pioneering days that Henry Lawson wrote about in many of his poems and stories.

Henry Lawson wrote "The Babes of Walloon" in 1891. 

 

Location

Address:Karrabin- Rosewood Road, Walloon, 4306
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.605278
Long: 152.661389
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 24th March, 2007
Front Inscription

HENRY LAWSON BICENTENNIAL PARK

Plaque :
Ipswich
City Council

HENRY LAWSON BICENTENNIAL PARK

This park was officially renamed
on Saturday 24 March 2007
by Peter Lawson - the Great Nephew of
Australian Literary Icon - Henry Lawson

In 1891 Henry Lawson wrote the poem "The Babies of Walloon".
The renaming of the park is dedicated to the memory of those
early pioneering days that Henry Lawson so much lived and wrote about.

In the presence of 

Cr Paul Pisasale, Mayor of the City of Ipswich City Council
Cr David Pahlke, Division 10, Ipswich City Council
Cr David Morrison - Chair of Conservation, Parks and Sport, Division 1, Ipswich City Council

Plaque :

Ipswich
City Council

HENRY LAWSON BICENTENNIAL PARK

Officially adopted by Walloon State School
Tuesday 27 March 2007

In the Presence of 
Councillor Paul Pisasale, Mayor of the City of Ipswich
Cr David Morrison - Chair of Conservation, Parks and Sport, Division 1, Ipswich City Council
Councillor David Pahlke, Division 10, Ipswich City Council

Principal Michael Josey, Students and Members of the School Community

Official ceremony and memorandum of understanding was signed by all parties to undertake to care and nuture the park for the community

Source: MA
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