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The bridge commemorates Otto Ottosen Madsen (1904 – 1963) who was the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Warwick from 1947 to 1963.

Madsen won the seat of Warwick at the 1947 Queensland state elections, defeating the sitting member, John Healy of the Labor Party. He held the seat until his death in 1963.


Address:New England Highway, Warwick, 4370
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.208873
Long: 152.037725
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State
Approx. Event Start Date:1947
Approx. Event End Date:1963


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 10th September, 1964
Front Inscription

Plaque :

O. O. Madsen Bridge 

This bridge in memory of Otto Ottosen Madsen

M. L. A. for Warwick 1947 - 1963
Minister for Agriculture & Stock 1957 - 1960
Minister for Agriculture & Forestry 1960 - 1963

Was named and opened by the Hon. G. F. R. Nicklin, M.M., M.L.A. Premier of Queensland on 10th September, 1964.

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