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Photographs supplied by Diane Watson
The sculpture commemorates Mayor John Wharton for his services to the Richmond Community. 

Councillor John Wharton AM was first elected to the Richmond Shire Council in 1991 and became Mayor in 1997. On 11 June 2007 he was the recipient of a Member of the Order of Australia Award for his service to the community of North-West Queensland through local government, regional development, natural resource management and primary industry organisations. He also received the Centenary Medal for distinguished service to local government.


Address:Goldring Street , Richmond Shire Council , Richmond, 4822
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.731475
Long: 143.143301
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local
Artist:Sue Tilley


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 22nd May, 2017
Front Inscription

Richmond Shire Council 

This sculpture is in recognition of Mayor John Wharton AM for his dedication and committment to the people of the Richmond Shire

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