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16-September-2018
16-September-2018

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The plaque commemorates the refurbishment of Wallangarra Railway Station. The refurbishment was a centenary of Federation Project. 

Location

Address:Rockwell & Border Streets, Wallangarra Railway Station, Wallangarra, 4383
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.923546
Long: 151.931746
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:State

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 23rd October, 2001
Front Inscription

WALLANGARRA RAILWAY STATION

The Hon Peter Beattie MP, Premier of Queensland and Minister for Trade and the Hon Bruce Scott MP, Minister for Veterans` Affairs unveiled this plaque as part of the Stanthorpe Shire`s Centenary of Federation Sir Henry Parkes` Re-enactment and Ceremonial Event on Tuesday 23 October 2001.

It acknowledges the refurbishment of this historic Break-of-Gauge Wallangarra Railway Station and Heritage Centre.

This Centenary of Federation project was carried out by the Border Highlands Rail Company Pty Ltd with funding assistance from the Queensland Government through Centenary of Federation Queensland, QR, the Queensland Department of State Development, the Stanthorpe Shire Council, Queensland Department of Employment, Training and Industrial Relations, the Commonwealth Department of Transport and Regional Services and the Commonwealth Department of Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business.

Source: MA
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