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26-May-2019
26-May-2019

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A cairn and drinking fountain commemorates 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 abd Northern Queensland

The latter had its first meeting in Longreach in 1921. 

 

Source: MA
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