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26-May-2019
26-May-2019

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
The cairn and drinking fountain commemorate the foundation of the United Graziers` Association of Queensland. 

Location

Address:Showground Road, Barcaldine Showgrounds, Barcaldine, 4725
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.550853
Long: 145.293777
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Front Inscription

     Monument To The Foundation Of
      The United Graziers Association
               Of Queensland

12 - 6 - 1889 The Colonial Employers Association Was Registered
With Headquarters In Beech Street Barcaldine.
         1890 Named Changed To
Queensland Pastoral Employers Association.
1891 Word Central Was Prefixed And Headquarters Moved
              To Rockhampton.
These Were The Original Forerunners Of The
United Graziers Association Of Queensland And The
Graziers Association Of Central And Northern Queensland
The Latter Had Its First Meeting In Longreach In 1921. 


 

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