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Shire of Johnstone Time Capsule
Shire of Johnstone Time Capsule

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

A time capsule commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the proclamation of the Johnstone Division. 

The Hinchinbrook Division was created on 11 November 1879 as one of 74 divisions around Queensland under theDivisional Boards Act 1879. On 28 October 1881, the Johnstone Division split away from it.

With the passage of the Local Authorities Act 1902, Johnstone Division became the Shire of Johnstone on 31 March 1903.


Address:Fitzgerald Esplanade, Jack Fossey Park, Innisfail, 4860
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.5225
Long: 146.031667
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event STart Date:28-October-1881
Actual Event End Date:28-October-1981


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 28th October, 1981
Front Inscription

Assembled On October 28, 1981 At A District Gathering 
Celebrating The 100th Anniversary Of The Proclamation
Of The Johnstone Division And Established On January 
17, 1982. The 100th Anniversary Of The Appointment Of 
The Divison's First Board Members.
First Divional Board, January 17, 18.2: 
H.M.Stapleton  J.M. Fitzgerald, Snr.,  L.Stamp,
K.L.O`Doherty, Jnr.,  J. B. Fitzgerald   H.Scheu
           Clerk  J McCarthy 
Council General Meeting October 28, 1981
H.W. Layt Chairman   H.G. Collins Deputy Chairman
C. Camuglia, E.I. Collins,  D.C. Dillon, A.l.Drew
W.M.Loth O.A.M.    V. Sceresini       L.C. Scheu
Clerk R.G. Dillon Deputy-Clerk J.A. Fossey
Engineer G.D. Smith
Source: MA
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