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24-May-2019
24-May-2019

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In 2000, the J. D. Bennett Memorial Sporting Complex, at the Barcaldine Showgrounds, was named in honour of James Bennett OBE for his lifetime contribution to the Barcaldine community and his interest in sport. 

James Bennett served as Shire Chairman for 32 years during his time on council (1943-85).

Location

Address:Showground Road, Barcaldine Showgrounds, Barcaldine, 4725
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.551133
Long: 145.293812
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2000
Front Inscription
        J.D.BENNETT
MEMORIAL SPORTING COMPLEX

Plaque:
Barcaldine Shire Council

J.D.BENNETT SPORTING COMPLEX

Named in honour of Mr. James D. Bennett, A.M., O.B.E.,
for his lifetime contribution to the Barcaldine community 
and his lifelong interest in sport.

Officially unveiled by 

Mrs Margaret Bennett
On 21 September 2000
 
Source: MA
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