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25-May-2017
25-May-2017

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson
The sculpture commemorates Mayor John Wharton for his services to the Richmond Community. 

Councillor John Wharton AM was first elected to the Richmond Shire Council in 1991 and became Mayor in 1997. On 11 June 2007 he was the recipient of a Member of the Order of Australia Award for his service to the community of North-West Queensland through local government, regional development, natural resource management and primary industry organisations. He also received the Centenary Medal for distinguished service to local government.

Location

Address:Goldring Street , Richmond Shire Council , Richmond, 4822
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.731475
Long: 143.143301
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local
Monument Designer:Sue Tilley (artist & sculptor)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 22nd May, 2017
Front Inscription
Plaque:
Richmond Shire Council 
This sculpture is in recognition of 
Mayor John Wharton AM 
for his dedication and committment 
 to the people of the Richmond Shire
Source: MA
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