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20-July-2020
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The Les Baker Bridge commemorates Robert Leslie Baker who was Chairman of the Gayndah Shire Council from 1961 to 1970, for his services to the citrus industry and the community.

Location

Address:Burnett Highway, Gayndah, 4625
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -25.623139
Long: 151.608707
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 8th September, 1990
Front Inscription

Plaque :

"Les Baker Bridge"

Named in honour of Robert Leslie Baker M. B. E.

1913 - 1986

Chairman Gayndah Shire Council 1961 - 1970

For his service to the Citrus industry and the community.

R. J. Slatter  Shire Clerk
S. R. Ping    Shire Chairman

8th September, 1990

 

Inscription in Proximity

Burnett Highway

Burnett River Bridge

Officially opened by the Honourable Tom Burns M. L. A., Deputy Premier, Minister for Housing and Local Government

8 September 1990

Source: MA
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