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06-March-2015
06-March-2015

Photographs supplied by Stephen Woods

A bust commemorates poet Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson.

Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson, was an Australian bush poet, journalist and author. He wrote many ballads and poems about Australian life, focusing particularly on the rural and outback areas, including the district around Binalong, New South Wales where he spent much of his childhood. Paterson's more notable poems include "Waltzing Matilda", "The Man from Snowy River" and  "Clancy of the Overflow".

Banjo Paterson was born at the property "Narrambla", near Orange, New South Wales.

Location

Address:Ophir Road, Banjo Paterson Park, Orange, 2800
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.258174
Long: 149.137073
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Arts
Monument Designer:Anthony Chandler

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2001
Source: MA, ADB
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