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A well presented and built memorial for the now destroyed original "tree" , representing the birthplace of the Labour Party, and no entrance fees. If driving through Barcaldine, it is worth a stop, if just to see the architecture. There is plenty of information on...More
A very modern memorial to the Tree of Knowledge, the birthplace of the Labor Party. Worth a read on the history of the shearer’s strike and the ongoing saga and strife between capital and labor. Worth a look!
To turn a dead tree into a modern monument is a feat in itself. The sidewalk has the story of the Shearers Revolt and the formation of the unions and labour party in Queensland interesting place to visit