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Art Deco Walk -Kyogle

What is the link between Art Deco, Cars and Speed? Speed lines are a feature of the Art Deco style, a style which adopted much from the period when fast cars, fast women, fast lifestyles, cinemas and nightclubs were all the rage. The period had its heyday from 1925 to 1940 and the associated Art […]

September 21, 2017

Bonalbo Old Gaol Door

The old gaol door was found on a farm outside Bonalbo. Exactly which of the several Bonalbo lock-ups it belonged to has not been determined yet.It has now been restored and is sited outside the Bonalbo Post Office.

November 23, 2019

History of Kyogle Tour

Many towns have stories behind their unique buildings, parks and community spaces; Kyogle is one of those towns. Stop in at the Malcolm Wallis Visitor Information Centre and pick up your copy of the self guided Foundation Stone Detective Tour. The tour will take you to 8 sections of the Kyogle township and, if your […]

September 21, 2017

LIGHT HORSE MONUMENT- TABULAM

A monument, located in Chauvel  St, Tabulam,  commemorates the  formation of the Upper Clarence Light Horse unit by Charles Chauvel of Tabulam Station. This plaque was unveiled on the 5th. October, 1985 by Mrs. Elyne Mitchell daughter of General Sir Harry Chauvel. The memorial features a base-relief of a Light Horseman, the work of Father […]

August 27, 2020

Mallanganee Memorial Park

  A memorial park featuring an entrance consisting of a two-tone brick arch with gates. The left and right pillars each have an honour roll attached. A relief sculpture is set in the wall to the left of the gate. The memorial was dedicated by Lt Col. The Hon. M. F. Bruxner. Covered eating areas, children’s […]

September 27, 2021

Memorial Park – Kyogle

Located in the southern end of the CBD on Summerland Way between the Memorial Swimming Pool and the Post Office, this park features a children’s playground, seating and roadside parking. Memorial Park is also the site of the town’s Cenotaph commemorating the sacrifices of Service Personnel and is the focal point of Kyogle’s ANZAC Day […]

September 21, 2017

Patrick McNamee Anzac Memorial Park-Bonalbo

Situated on the Cnr of Koreelah St and Clarence Way, Bonalbo, next to the District Hall, this is a lovely little park to stop and take a break in. Toilets are located nearby and there is a café open some days in the adjacent Hall. Patrick McNamee ANZAC Memorial Park was established on land donated […]

September 27, 2021

The Bonalbo Working Dog Statue-Bonalbo

A bronze statue of a working dog was unveiled in 2017. It is located in Patrick McNamee Anzac Memorial Park, Bonalbo. The statue was designed and sculpted by Catherine Anderson of Boonah,Qld, under the guidance of local dog triallers who required quality detailing. It marks Bonalbo as the birthplace of working dog trials using cattle […]

September 4, 2019

The Border Loop

A memorial stone indicates the site where the then Commonwealth Attorney-General Mr. J.G. Latham K.C, in 1926, turned the first sod to begin construction of the rail link to Brisbane. It is significant because it was the first time same gauge railway was laid interstate. It also included a major engineering feat, which involved building […]

September 21, 2017

The Kyogle Historical Museum

  The museum holds a detailed history of Kyogle and District dating back pre 1900’s. An extensive pictorial collection, maps, stories and items of memorabilia display the path of the early selectors and settlers. You can contact them also re family history research etc. Whether they were on the land, timber getters, railway workers or […]

September 10, 2020