50th Anniversary of the RotundaPrint Page Print this page

Norseman Rotunda Plaque
Norseman Rotunda Plaque

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The plaque unveiled in 1988 celebrates the 50th year of the erection of the Rotunda.

The Memorial Park Scheme proposed by Norseman sub-branch R.S.L. to cost nearly £300 in the initial stages was agreed to by the Dundas Road Board at their monthly meeting. The garden scheme will comprise memorial tree planting, gravel walks, lawns and a band rotunda. The site is a reserve strip in the centre of main road approach from Kalgoorlie, near the police station and post office.
Sunday Times (Perth), 20th February 1938.


Address:Talbot & Prinsep Streets, Memorial Park , Norseman, 6443
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.198611
Long: 121.778611
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
View Google Map


Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Actual Event Start Date:25-June-1938
Actual Event End Date:25-June-1988


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

Bicentennial Year 1988
Memorial Park Rotunda

This plaque commemorates the 50th year of the erection of this rotunda.

It was opened on 25th June 1938 by Alfred Yates Esq. O.B.E.

The Chairman of the Road Board was Mr. V. H. Neville and his Secretary Mr. W. G. Kerr.

Materials were supplied by the Road Board and Labour by the Norseman Sub Branch of the RSL and the Norseman Brass Band. 

C. L. Giblett. J.P.                      E. H .Pegg
President, Shire of Dundas      Shire Clerk

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au