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Great Memorial

A well presented and built memorial for the now destroyed original "tree" , representing the... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
Carol R
Brisbane, Australia

Well looked after and epic display in the middle or the outback. Everyone must stop and have a look... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2019
Newcastle, Australia
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Capricorn Hwy, Barcaldine, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 6 January 2019

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carol R
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Well looked after and epic display in the middle or the outback. Everyone must stop and have a look at it

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ketch86
Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

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!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

An excellent memorial easily visited due to its Main Street location. A shame the original live tree is now gone but this does provide a worthwhile reminder.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

A very unusual memorial in a remote village or town, on the highway, Central Queensland, enroute to longreach,

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Denleu
Reviewed 4 October 2018

It is different but very well done and is worth a visit to get the history of the tree of knowledge. It is free and there a a few pubs around the street to see as well.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Great place to understand how politicians were pulled in line by common people. Also the architecture is noteworthy. It will freak your kids out standing on the glass walkway.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Well worth a visit so don’t drive by without stopping. Loads of information and history regarding this iconic memorial which stands alongside the Shearer’s Story.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jane C
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

The little town of Barcaldine is well worth a visit or stop. Tree of knowledge is amazing , great facts and interesting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank qldcamper2
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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