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The sundial commemorates the Golden Jubilee of the Aratula State School.

The sundial of wrought gun metal on a boulder of trachite from Warrill Creek was erected by the Aratula State School Committee to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of the State School.

At the junction with Cunningham Highway a gate, called Carters Gate once stood and this became the `Gateway to learning' - the school motto of the provisional school opened on 29 May 1911 with an enrolment of 24 pupils. The school became a state school in 1913.


Address:Elizabeth Street, Aratula, 4309
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.980783
Long: 152.54417
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Designer:N. R. Henry
Monument Manufacturer:C. E. Nielsen


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 29th May, 1961
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Erected by Aratula State School Committee  29. 5. 61

Commemorating the golden jubilee of the school

Design : N. R. Henry. Construction : C. E. Nielsen.

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