QLD Tourism welcomes WWI Memorial Journey - Toowoomba To Gayndah in Toowoomba, You'll discover wonderful places to visit in Toowoomba.This journey commences in Toowoomba and follows an old Cobb and Co road through the Lockyer Valley towns of Helidon, Grantham, Ma Ma Creek, Gatton and Forest Hill where many war memorials demonstrate the sorrow of mothers who lost sons during the Great War. Drive north east to Esk in the Brisbane Valley where a large marble edifice commemorates the war service of locals in this district. From here, travel north through the dairy towns of Toogooloowah and Moore to Linville where a rather unusual war memorial can be found, designed by a local returned serviceman. Climb the Blackbutt plateau and head into the South Burnett District towns of Nanango and Kingaroy, and on to Murgon and Goomeri. Goomeri has a memorial clock and a memorial hall, as does Gayndah further north. ...
WWI Memorial Journey - Toowoomba To Gayndah has some interesting information on why Australia is called the land down under?
Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for land under the continent of Asia. Before Australia was discovered, it was known as Terra Australis Incognita the unknown southern land.
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