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Saturday, February 14, 2009

Anna Bligh's secret Qld icon list ...

All 700 names on the long list are listed in the comments.

See - Courier Mail - Queensland icons: the list of 700 nominations.


Blogger Concerned Ratepayer said...

Here's the complete list of Queensland Icons nominations:

1951 storms
1865 Railway line from Bigges Camp (Grandchester) to Laidley/Gatton/Toowoomba
1918 cyclone
1974 Brisbane Floods
1974 Floods
1974 Floods
1982 Brisbane Commonwealth Games
Anzac Day
Arrival of United States troops 1942-43
Australia’s first ANZAC Dawn Service
Australias first Discovery of Oil and Gas at Roma
Battle of Milne Bay
Box Flat
Cabanda Aged Care, Rosewood
Captain Cook landing in Cooktown
Closure of the Nambour Sugar Mill
Coming of Light Torres Strait
Creation of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
Expo 88
First passenger train in Brisbane arrives at Sandgate
First Vote for Women - 1905.
Forde Inquiry into the Abuse of Children in Qld Institutions and the Apology
In 1823 John Oxley camped near the mouth of Breakfast Creek as he travelled along the Brisbane River
Mabo Decision
Matthew Flinders
Moura mine disasters
Opening of the Fitzroy Bridge, Rockhampton
Qld's First European Settlement in 1825 was in Redcliffe
Queensland Aboriginals campaign for 1967 referendum
Queensland Aboriginals campaigning on a float in the Brisbane Labour Day Parade for the 1967 Referendum
Rockhampton’s 1918 flood
Securing the right to vote for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Settlement at Mill Point on Lake Cootharaba
TAA plane crash near Mackay in which a group of 6 Rockhampton Grammar School students were killed
The arrival of the Kanakas in Bundaberg
The Mary Ann (steam train)
The opening of the Chermside Drive-in Shopping Centre
The unveiling of Kenmore's Historic War Memorial in 1920.
Visit by Governor Gipps in 1842: Port
Wik Decision
Winning the Sheffield Shield competition
World Heritage listing of the wet tropics
4MBS Festival of Classics
B&S Balls
Beef Australia
Beef Expo
Beenleigh Cane Festival
Birdsville Races
Birdsville Races
Black Snake Creek Festival
Brisbane Labour Day March
Brisbane River Festival
Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race
Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race
Burdekin Water Festival
Carnival of Flowers
Carnival of Flowers
Carnival of Flowers
Carnival of Flowers, Toowoomba
Caxton Street Seafood and Wine Festival
Chandler Markets
Cloncurry Merry Muster and The Isa Rodeo
Coolangatta Gold
Country Music Muster
Crackerjack Carnival
Dawn service at Elephant Rock on Anzac Day
Eumundi Markets
Flinders Day
Forest Hill Christmas Festivities
Gladstone Harbour Festival
Goomeri Pumpkin Festival
Hamilton Island Race Week
Hamilton Island Race Week
Home Hill Harvest Festival
Horse Australia
Jacaranda Festival
Labour Day celebrations
Laura Dance Festival
Lyburn Grand Prix track
Maleny Wood Expo
Maryborough Technology Challenge
Mt Cotton Hillclimb
Mudgeeraba Show
Paniyiri Greek Festival – Musgrave Park
Pineapple Festival - Yeppoon
Racecourse Road Festival
Rathdowney Heritage Festival
Redcliffe First Settlement Festival
Redland Highland Gathering
Redland Spring Festival
River Rock to Mountain Top
Rockhampton Agricultural Show
State of Origin Rugby League Series
The Brookfield Show and Show Ball
The Great Kilkivan Horse Ride
The Isa Rodeo
Townsville Show
Urban Country Music Festival
Wide Bay Australia Bundy Thunder
Wide Bay International Air Show
Wintersun Festival
Woodford Folk Festival
Woodford Folk Festival
Woodford Folk Festival
World Expo '88
Yungaburra Folk Festival
Zillmere Multi-cultural Festival
Glen Skein
Adrian Fabila
Aicey Zaro
Alan Edwards – Actor, Director
Babette Stephens – Actor
Banjo Patterson (1864-1941)
Barbara Heath – Jeweller
Bee Gees
Billy Thorpe - Musician
Bora Hwa Sook Lee – dress designer of dress worn at crowing of Miss Universe
Brian Kohoe
Christopher Trotter
Cunnamulla Fella
D’arcy Doyle
D'Arcy Doyle
David Hudson
David Malouf
Denis Nona
Edwin Bode, painter and photographer
Fiona Benjamin
Geoffrey Rush
George Wallace – Actor, Comedian, Theatre Royal
Gladys Moncrieff
Graeme Connors
Greg Postle
Hugh Lunn – Author
Jill Morris
Johanna De Maine
John Vassallo
Judith Laws
JW Wilson
Kath Walker (Oodgeroo Noonuccal)
Kath Walker, Oodgeroo Noonuccal
Kevin Oxley
Kevin Oxley
Lance Bressow
Lisa Gasteen – Soprano
Lockhart River Art Gang
Mrs Winifred (Win) Davson MBE
Music by the Sea
Nan Paterson
Nick Earls
Nick Earls – Author
Pamela Whitlock
Percy Tresize
Peter Hudson
Powderfinger – Music performers
R & HG Simmons
Redbank Plains State High School
Rex Backhaus-Smith
Rex Backhaus-Smith
Ron Hurley - 1946 - 2002 -
Sean O'Boyle
Steele Rudd
The Go-Betweens – Music performers
The late Gil Jamieson, Monto
Tom Shapcott – Poet
Tony O'Connor
Tony O'Connor
William Barton – Didgeridoo Player
William McInnes
Young Artist
Aurukun message stick
Biolytix, Microskin
Biolytixs - Invented by Dean Cameron
Blue Nurses begins
Cervical Cancer Vaccination – Professor Ian Frazer
Condamine Bell
Crohamhurst Observatory
Dari (Torres Strait Headress)
EcoVillage, Currumbin Valley
Flagpole at the cenotaph at Beaudesert
Graeme Wood from
Griffith University
Louis Hope, Ormiston House
Lucas Paw Paw Ointment
Mechanical cane cutter
Mechanical sugar cane harvester
Mt Crosby Water Treatment Plant
Multi-focal contact lens
North and South Burdekin Water Board
Ongoing innovative research & achievements of The Prince Charles Hospital
Peanut Harvester – invented in Kingaroy
Peter Olds from Olds Engineering, Maryborough
Raymond A. Dart
RM Williams, Eidsvold
Royal Flying Doctor Service
Royal Flying Doctor Service
Sarina Rural Skills Centre
Southern Cross Windmills
Stinger Nets
Weis Fruit Bar
Australia Zoo
Australia Zoo - Sunshine Coast
Bald Hills Cemetery (also known as Sandgate Cemetery)
Bankfoot House
Bellevue Hotel
Belmont Rifle Range
Binna Burra
Boggo Road Gaol
Bond University
Breakfast Creek Hotel
Brigalow Flood Plain
Brisbane Botanic Gardens
Brisbane Fruit and Vegetable Markets - from Roma Street to Rocklea
Brookfield Recreational Reserve Trust Area
Bulimba Memorial Park
Bulimba Uniting Church
Bulls Head Inn, Drayton
Bunya Pine
Bunya Wildlife Sanctuary
Camp Cable
Cannon Hill School of Arts
Carina Leagues Club
Castle Hill
Cemetary reserve alongside Christchurch, Milton
Chinatown Mall
Clem Jones Centre
Cleveland Point/Wellington Point
Cloudland - Clayfield
Cobb and Co Museum
Cooloola National Park and the Great Sandy Straits
Cooneanna Homestead
CSR Ethanol Distillery in Sarina
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
David Fleay’s Nature Reserve
Eimeo Pub
Flinders Peak, Mount Flinders Road, Peak Crossing
Fort Lytton Guns
Gallery of Modern Art - South Bank
Government House
Gracemere Saleyards
Grandchester Railway Station
Green Island
Heart Reef
Jupiters Casino
Koorana Crocodile Farm
Kurilpa Point – gathering and meeting place for Indigenous people
Kurrawa Beach
Lake Baroon
Lakeside Raceway
Laura - Aboriginal Rock Art
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mangrove Boardwalk
Maritime Museum of Queensland – including the Diamantina - a River-class frigate that served in World War II. Built by Walkers of Maryborough, it was the vessel that accepted the surrender of Japanese forces at Nauru and Ocean islands in 1945.
Maroochy River
Maryborough Equestrian Centre
Millenium Esplanade
Morningside Memorial School of Arts
Mount Coolum
Mount Isa Mines
Mount Ninderry
Mt Coot-tha Lookout
Mt Gravatt Showgrounds
New Farm Park
Noosa Main Beach and Hastings Street
Noosa National Park
Numinbah Valley
Nundah Historic Cemetery
Old Petrie Town
Old Woman Island (Mudjimba Island)
Portside, Maryborough
QR Roundhouse
Queens Park
Queens Park
Queensland Herbarium
RAAF Base Amberley
Redbank Rifle Range
Redbank Rifle Range
Rockhampton Heritage Village
Rockhampton’s Botanic Gardens
Serpentine Creek Cemetery
Sirromet Winery
Skilled Park Stadium
Sleeman Centre
South Bank Boardwalk
South Brisbane Town Hall
South Bank Parklands
Spitfire Avenue (Strathpine Airstrip)
Springbrook World Heritage listed National Park
St John the Baptist Church, Bulimba
St Mary’s Church Beaudesert
St. Anne's Church, Jondaryan
Suncorp Stadium
Suttons Beach, Redcliffe
Tamrookum Memorial Church
The Blackall Range
The Gabba Cricket Ground
The Glen Hotel
The Singing Ship
The Strand
The Tree of Knowledge at Barcaldine
The Wokshops Rail Museum
The Workshops Rail Museum
The XXXX Brewery
Tingalpa Cemetary
Toowong Cemetary
Toowong Cemetery
University of Queensland, St Lucia campus
Victoria Barracks
Wynnum Croquet Pavillion
Wynnum Wading Pool
4 Mile Beach Port Douglas
Barron Falls
Blackall Range
Blackdown Tableland
Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park - Lawn Hill Gorge
Boondall Wetlands
Botanic Gardens
Bremer River
Brisbane Forest Park
Brisbane River
Bunya Mountains
Capricorn Caves
Capricorn Coast
Carnarvon Gorge
Carnarvon Gorge
Cromarty Wetlands
Daintree National Park
Daisy Hill State Forest
Elephant Rock
Eprapah Environmental Centre
Eungella National Park
Fitzroy River
Fraser Island
Glasshouse Mountains
Glasshouse Mountains
Glasshouse Mountains
Great Barrier Reef
Great Barrier Reef
Great Barrier Reef
Great Barrier Reef
Ithaca Creek
Kangaroo Point Cliffs
Keppel Islands
Kirra Beach/break
Kondalilla Falls
Lady Musgrave Island
Lamington National Park
Mary Carincross Reserve
Mary River
Mary River
Mary River
Melalucca Amphitheatre Slade Point Reserve
Moreton Bay
Mt Coot-tha Forest Park
Mt Larcom
Natural Bridge
Natural Bridge - Springbrook National Park, Springbrook.
North Stradbroke Island
Outback Queensland
Picnic Point
Pioneer Valley
Queensland State Forests (eg Nerang SF)
Redbank RSC Reserve
Ross River
Spring Mountain Wetlands, Greenbank
St Matthews Hill - Drayton
Sugar Cane fields
Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk
The Burnett River
The Capricorn Caves
The Darling Downs
The Keppels
The Pinnacles
The Sandgate and Brighton lagoons
The views from Picnic Point, Toowoomba
Tingalpa Wetlands
Tip of Cape York
Toohey Forest
Torres Strait Islands
Wolston House 150 year old Fig Tree
Alan Border - Cricket
Allan (Alfie) Langer AM
Allan Langer
Andrew Gee
Andy Bichel
Anna Meares
Ashley Adams – Paralympian gold and silver medalist shooter
Ashley Cooper – Tennis champion
Bill Brown
Cate Campbell
Cathy Freeman
Cathy Freeman – Olympian
Corey Parker
Crimson Flash - Arthur B Postle
Danny Morseau
Darren Lockyer
Darren Thrupp
Dick Johnson - motor racing
Don Tallon
Eddie Gilbert – Qld Aboriginal cricketer – 1930s
Fred Brophy Boxing Troupe, Cracow
Gary Larsen
George Moore
Glynis Nunn
Gold Coast Surf Lifesaver
Grant Hackett
Greg Norman
Greg Norman AM
Greg Veivers
Ian Baker Finch
Jamie Dwyer
Jo Nixon
John Eales
John McDonald
Karrie Webb
Ken Fletcher – Tennis
Ken Tucker
Kenrick Tucker
Kylie Cronk
Laurie Lawrence
Leeroy Loggins
Leisel Jones
Lionel Morgan
Lisa Curry Kenny – Olympic swimmer
Mal Anderson
Mark Knowles
Martin Bella
Matthew Bowen
Matthew Hayden
Nicole Pratt
Noel Kelly
Noel Kelly
North Queensland Cowboys
Olympic Diver
Pam O’Neill – Australia’s first woman jockey
Pat Rafter
Pat Rafter – Tennis champion
Paul Hockey
Rod Laver
Rod Laver
Rod Laver
Rod Laver - Tennis
Rod Reddy
Steve Renouf – Rugby League and community service.
Trevor Vayro – ex president Blind Sport Australia
Valleys Diehards Rugby League Club
Vicki Wilson
Wally Lewis
Wally Lewis – Rugby league
Walters Brothers
Wayne Bennett – Broncos and Australian Coach
Wayne Dean
Wendy Turnbull
Alan Vickers - Qld's first Royal Flying Doctor
Alex Griffiths
Alissa Phillips
Allan Cunningham
Archer Family
Arthur Scurr
Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS)
Barry Bull
Bert Hinkler
Captain James Cook
Celia Smith
Celia Smith
Central Burnett Citrus Industry
Cerebral Palsey League
Cerebral Palsy League of Queensland
Cerebral palsy League - Supporting people with disabilities for over 60 years
Cerebral Palsy League of Queensland
Cerebral Palsy League of Queensland
Cerebral Palsy League of Queensland
Chris Sarra - Educator and advocate for indigenous education excellence
Clem Jones
Clem Jones OAM – Former Lord Mayor of Brisbane
Colin Campbell
Colllins Family
Dan Kelly
Daphne Johnson
Dolphins Rugby League Football Team
Dr Caroline de Costa
Dr Stephen Simpson - see attached book
Eddie Mabo
EDI Rail (form. Walkers Ltd), Maryborough
Forgan Smith
Foundation Building, University of Queensland (Gatton Campus)
Frank Ford
Her Excellency Penelope Wensley AO
Hon Terry Mackenroth
Honourable EM Hanlon MLA
Inigo Jones
Isolated Children's Parents Association (ICPA)
John Curro - AM MBE - founder of Queensland Youth Orchestra.
John Flynn (1880 - 1951)
John Oxley
Keith De Lacy
Labour Party
Laurie Latham
Lennox Walker
Mabel Edmund
Mayne Family
Mildred Hardcastle
Moura Mine
Mr Cyril Golding
Mt Morgan
Murri School
Peel Island Quarantine Station
RM Williams
RM Williams
Romeo Lahey
Ron West
"Royal Agricultural Society
of Queensland (Toowoomba)"
Royal Queensland Art Society
Shirley White
Sir Charles Kingsford Smith
Sir Francis Nicklin
Sir Joe Bjelke Petersen
Sir Samual Walter Griffith
Sister Elizabeth Kenny
"St George Pilots Memorial honoring World War II pilots Squadron Leader John F Jackson DFC and Warrant Officer Leonard Victor Waters the only Aboriginal pilot to fly in World
Stan Tutt
Steele Rudd
Steve Irwin
Surf Life Saving League
Surf Lifesaving on Queensland beaches.
Tania Major – 2007 Young Australian of the Year
The Forsyth Rope Works – East Brisbane – early Qld successful secondary industry employed locals through 2 depressions and factory fire.
The Honourable Tom Burns
The Queensland Times
The State Emergency Service
The Turrbal people
The Winton Sauropods – Australian dinosaur discovery at Winton.
TJ Ryan
Tom Petrie
Townsville Bulletin
Tropic Sun Theatre Company
University of Q Press
Vilma Ward
West Moreton Coalfields
William (Bill) Hayden AC, KstJ
Williamina Mowbray - early Brisbane settler died 1844 - donated land for the East Brisbane Presbyterian church.
Yungaba Immigration Centre – Kangaroo Point.
Yungaba Immigration depot - Kangaroo Point
Yungaba Immigration Hostel Kangaroo Point
Airlie Beach lagoon
Alexandra Rail Bridge
Boggo Road Goal
Box Flat Disaster Memorial at Swanbank
Brisbane City Hall
Brolga Theatre, Maryborough
Burdekin Bridge
Burnett Traffic Bridge, Bundaberg
Cairns - Kuranda Railway line
Callide Power Station, Biloela
Calliope River Historic Village
Centenary Pool
Cleveland Point Lighthouse
Crohamhurst Observatory
Cultural Centre Precinct – South Bank
Customs House
Denison Street Railway line
Former National Australia Bank Building corner Sydney & Victoria Street Mackay
Gateway Bridge
Gateway Motorway
Hinze Dam
Houghton Highway duplication
Ipswich Grammer School
Ithaca Baths
Lahey’s Tramway Tunnel - Canungra
Lakeside Shopping Centre
Lockyer Bridge (located between Helidon and Murphy’s Creek)
Longreach Hall of Fame
M1 Pacific Motorway & SEQ Water Grid
Mary River Heritage Railway
Mitchell Artesian Spa
Moggill Ferry
Mount Isa Underground Hospital
Mt Morgan mine
Murrumba Homestead
National Trust Royal Bulls’ Head Inn
Neville Hewitt Bridge
Newstead House
Newstead House
Newstead House
Normanby Distillery
Old Parliament House
Parliament House
Powerlink Building, Toombul Road, Virginia
Range Rail
Redbank Railway Workshops
Rockhampton Bulls
Rockhampton’s Quay Street
Ross River Dam
Sarina Sugar Shed
South-East Busway
Spring Hill Baths
St Andrews, Ormiston
St Barnabas Catholic Church, Red Hill
St Brigid's Church Rosewood
St John's Cathedral
St Mary's Church
St Paul's Anglican Church, Cleveland - see attached
St Stephens Cathedral
St Thomas Anglican Church, Toowong
Story Bridge, Brisbane
Stuartholme Convent
Tennyson Tennis Centre
The Brisbane Powerhouse
The Criterion Hotel
the former Sandgate Post Office building
The Girls Grammar School
The Great Walks Blackall Range
The Hornibrook Highway
The Old Museum
The Rockhampton Grammar School
The Stone Bridge - Mount Tamborine
The Story Bridge
The Story Bridge
The Tower Mill Spring Hill
The Windmill, Spring Hill
Thursday Island Cooktown Museum
Tugun Bypass
TV station towers
University of Queensland Great Court
Victoria Barracks - Petrie Terrace
Wolston House
Woodlands of Marburg
XXXX Brewery and sign
"Hughesville" - Cnr Logan and Padstow Roads, Eight Mile Plains
“Waltzing Matilda”
Apostleship of the Sea - Ted Richardson
Bowen Basin’s coal deposits
Bowen Mango
Brachychiton rupestris (Qld Bottle Tree)
Brahman cattle – The corner stone of Australia’s northern beef herd
Buffy the cane toad
Bundaberg Rum
Bundaberg Rum
Bundaberg Rum
Bunya Pine Tree
Cane cutter knife
Cane fires
Cane Toad
Charltons Bait and Tackle Shop
Cooktown orchid
Golden Circle Cannery, Gerns Continental Smallgoods
Grand View Hotel
Greenmount beach Coolangatta
Gulf Barramundi
Hoop Pine
Indooroopilly State High School
Lights on the Hill Memorial Trucking Memorial, Gatton
Macadamia Nut
Macadamia Nut
Macadamia Nut
Mangoes - Iconic fruit
Maryborough Courthouse
Moreton Bay Bug
Moreton Bay Fig Tree
Mr XXXX - Milton
Mud Crabs
MV Mirmar
Nev Anning
Nindooinbah Homestead
Old Court House, Cleveland
Old Queenslander style houses
Ormiston House
QANTAS (Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Ltd)
QANTAS - Iconic brand
Qld Nut trees - the Macadamia
Queensland beaches
Queensland Blue Heeler Dog
Sandgate Pier and Sandgate seaside holidays
Shearing Shed, Rockhampton Heritage Village
Shingle Inn
Shingle Inn
Shingle Inn Cafes
Southern Cross Windmill
St Paul's Anglican Church, Cleveland
Steve Irwin
Summer afternoon storms
Surf Lifesaving Movement
The "Queenslander" house
The "Worlds" theme parks: DreamWorld, MovieWorld, SeaWorld
The Big Pineapple
The Lamington
The Queenslander (house)
Tin and timber houses
Town Hall, Maryborough
Trammies Legion Hats
Weis’s fruit bars

12:53 PM, February 14, 2009

Blogger Concerned Ratepayer said...

Many duplicates in the list.

The Labor party is on the list - but not the Libs or the Nats.

Proposed Toowoomba icons:

- 1865 Railway line from Bigges Camp (Grandchester) to Laidley/ Gatton/ Toowoomba

- Carnival of Flowers, Toowoomba
The views from Picnic Point, Toowoomba

- "Royal Agricultural Society
of Queensland (Toowoomba)"

- Weis’s fruit bars.

1:08 PM, February 14, 2009

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Not the Picnic Point flag pole??

2:15 PM, February 14, 2009

Anonymous Watchful said...

How much did that cost the taxpayers? An exercise in futility - much like most of their bright ideas!

3:28 PM, February 14, 2009

Anonymous Anonymous said...

And Geoffrey Rush.

2:30 PM, February 15, 2009


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