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The old Town Hall was renamed the Ian Wood Memorial Building to commemorate the former Senator Ian Wood for his contributions to the Mackay region.

Ian Alexander Christie Wood (1901 – 1992) was an Australian politician. Born at Mackay, Queensland, he was educated at state schools before becoming a travel agent. He served on Mackay City Council, including some years as mayor, 1930–1933, 1943–1953. He was also President of the Queensland Local Government Association and the Mackay Chamber of Commerce. In 1949, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Liberal Senator for Queensland. He remained a Senator until his retirement in 1977, taking effect in 1978. Wood died in 1992.


Address:Norris Road , Mount Pleasant, 4740
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -21.117406
Long: 149.167452
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Federal
Link: http://adb.anu.edu.au/


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Plaque :

The Ian Wood Memorial Building 

Named in honour of the late Ian Alexander Christie Wood A. O., former Alderman, Mayor & Senator,

In acknowledgment of his contribution to the Mackay Region.

Source: MA, ADB
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