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Bauple Museum

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The Bauple Museum was opened in 2001. An impressive community effort, the museum documents the history of Bauple and the former Tiaro Shire using a variety of photos and memorabilia collected from local families, illustrating the life of the local pioneers.

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Bridge Creek Memorial Bridge

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The Bridge Creek Memorial Bridge, located just over 20 kilometres from the town of Brooweena, was opened in 1921. Although no longer in use, the bridge is a beautiful picnic from which you can still see the Mount Joseph homestead.

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Brooweena and Woocoo Shire in World War I

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Brooweena is a beautiful country town in the former Brooweena Shire. Surrounded by cattle stations, the town includes a school, a sawmill established in 1924, a museum and historical village.

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Brooweena Historical Village and Museum

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations, Agri, Mining and Industry

The Brooweena Historical Village is a charming village depicting of what life was like in days gone by, set in a tranquil rural setting in

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Brooweena War Memorial

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations, Landmarks and Buildings

Brooweena War Memorial, found in the Woocoo Historical Museum's grounds, has a one-off soldier statue erected by the residents in late 1922. The origin and

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Building Ships at Walkers Limited

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Walkers Limited is one of Maryborough’s oldest firms. Walkers built Queensland’s first locomotive in 1873 and began building ships in 1877. Walkers built ten ships for the Royal Australian Navy during World War II, including the HMAS Maryborough.

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Camp Maryborough

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The Americans are coming to town! Or so everyone thought in 1942 when a massive camp was constructed in Tinana. Concrete was poured, canvas buildings erected and 40 kilometres of roads built.

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Chippie Mark IV Statue

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Phillip 'Tubby' Clayton was an Anglican clergyman born in Maryborough. He founded Talbot House, a rest house for soldiers fighting on the Western Front during World War I. Known as Toc H (signal terminology for ‘Talbot House’), it became an international Christian movement after the war.

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Colonial Naval Guns

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Visit Queen’s Park and marvel at the nineteenth century gun technology, including an early version of a machine gun. You may have noticed there is

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Former RAAF Maryborough Station

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The Maryborough Airport was once a bustling Royal Australian Airforce Air Station during World War II. Wireless gunners and navigators were trained there to fight in Australian bombers, as well as women part of the Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force. Various buildings from the war remain at the airport, near a popular RV campsite. The Women’s Auxiliary Australian Air Force (WAAAF) was created in 1941.

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Fraser Commando School (Dayman Park)

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The Fraser Commando School was a World War II training camp for Australian commandos. The commandos lived and trained on the island and practised covert operations at various locations in the Fraser Coast.

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Fraser Commando School (Fraser Island)

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The Fraser Commando School was a World War II training camp for Australian commandos. The commandos lived and trained on the island and practised covert operations at various locations in the Fraser Coast.

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