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Monument in shape of cotton bales commemorates cotton pioneer Des Stevenson.
Cubbie Station is the largest cotton farm in Australia. Cubbie Station was developed by the late Des Stevenson, with a total size of 96,000 ha of which 40 percent has been left as remnant vegetation. Des Stevenson was a mining and earthmoving entrepreneur. With this background, Des concentrated on building dams and channels and maintaining the earthworks.
|Address:||Castlereagh Highway, Dirranbandi Railway Park, Dirranbandi, 4486|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -28.585833|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||2000|
In memory of
1929 - 2000
Pioneer of the Cotton industry in Dirranbandi
First cotton picked on "Cubbie Station " was in 1988.
His contribution to the Dirranbandi community
and encouragement to those around him will be remembered.
DIRRANBANDI COTTON GROWERS ASSOCIATION