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Tree of Knowledge Memorial

Capricorn Hwy, Barcaldine, Queensland, Australia
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Interesting

All part of the town stroll. Interesting structure over the concrete tree. Informative reading on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Somtamandshiraz
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Bangkok
A Must

Although this poor tree has been damaged its place in history is important and is an essential... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mike C
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Horsham, Australia
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Capricorn Hwy, Barcaldine, Queensland, Australia
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"australian history"
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"lit up at night"
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"big box"
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"outback town"
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"information boards"
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"men and women"
in 2 reviews
"architectural structure"
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"the main street"
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"piece of history"
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"labour party"
in 8 reviews
"wind chimes"
in 4 reviews
"dead tree"
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"unique experience"
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"monument"
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"timber"
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"shearers"
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Reviewed yesterday

All part of the town stroll. Interesting structure over the concrete tree. Informative reading on nearby boards. Park and pubs all good viewing. One hour spent.

Thank Somtamandshiraz
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Although this poor tree has been damaged its place in history is important and is an essential visit while in Barcaldine.

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited early am as we passed through & found the storyboards interesting & very informative. Have a good account of this time in history & surprisingly the issues are the same today. The dead tree has been preserved & coccooned to protect history & very...More

Thank 188petere
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

One of the most staggeringly beautiful public sculptures I have seen. They have taken a symbolic and iconic natural thing and reincarnated it in death into something so eternal with the dead tree petrified at its core. In place of the old tree, the trunk...More

Thank PeterLangston
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

I happen to be in Barcaldine at the time the Tree of Knowledge festival was on. I was very impressed with the community and how they worked hard to bring the festival to life. The Tree itself is a fantastic display and memorial to the...More

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Historic monument to the struggles of the men and women of the outback,who fought for better conditions for the workers 1891. The Tree of Knowledge under whose branches the first meeting was held, Although some Moron poisoned it in 2006, it still stands protected

Thank twotwotango
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I guess we have some retard to thank for poisoning such an iconic Australian landmark. Even though the best efforts were made to save the tree and restore it once it had died, it is not the same. I guess a plaque mounted on the...More

Thank mildew1949
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

there has been a great job done to restore and resurrect this memorial. it has a strong history for the area and the country. have heard about the tree of knowledge and was surprised to see what an artist had accomplished to bring the history...More

Thank Pamikki
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

So much bigger than I expected! The canopy over the Tree of Knowledge is magnificent! I enjoyed standing underneath and watching and listening to them swaying gently in the wind.

Thank Lynnyshep
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

It's the major tourist attraction in Barcaldine and one should stop and check it out. This is where the great shearers strike took place and 13 shearers were arrested at the time. A piece of Australian history that should not be missed if in the...More

Thank AustraliaOwen
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