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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. Whether they were on the land, timber getters, railway workers or town’s business people, their story is told here. The museum […]