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20-October-2019
20-October-2019

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson
The memorial is a tribute to Nellie Dunglie Edwards (1870-1951), aboriginal midwife, who played a major part in the history of Surat. 

Location

Address:Carnarvon Highway, Fisherman's Park , Surat, 4417
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.148388
Long: 149.073654
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Indigenous

Dedication

Front Inscription
Plaque:
NELLIE DUNGLIE EDWARDS
played a major part in the history
of Surat, not only for Aboriginal people,
but also a midwife for non-Aboriginal people.
This site marks the birthing tree.
1870 -1951

 A Dedication To Nellie Dungli Edwards
To ensure the history of our great
grandmother is recorded for the wider
society to read and learn 

This rock plaque would be
placed near the caravan park 
as this was where the birthing
tree was until the tree was 
burnt down. 


Aboriginal Dedication To 
Nellie Dungli Edwards 
Mandandanji Woman (1866- 1951)

Many thanks to Santos and Maranoa Regional Council
 
Source: MA
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