Shire of Johnstone Time CapsulePrint Page
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|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||28-October-1881|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-October-1981|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 28th October, 1981|
SHIRE OF JOHNSTONE
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