Site 1: Lawgi Hall
Site 2: Moura Water Tank, Dawson Highway
More information to come
The Moura Water Tank Public Artwork has been funded by the Queensland Government's Works for Queensland Program.
A Tribute to Modern Pioneers is a Banana Shire Council project celebrating the innovative people contributing to the fabric of our community and the regions diverse industries. The project captures local achievements and stories, sharing them with the broader community in an exhibition and publication. A Tribute to Modern Pioneers was displayed at Banana Shire Regional Art Gallery from Novemer 2017 - January 2018.
Queensland based emerging photographer Rachael Baskerville travelled the Banana Shire to take portraits of selected local Modern Pioneers in-situ at their place of work, property, home or an important place linked to their story.
David Trevilyan: Agricultural Machinery
Myles Breitkreutz: Recreational Flying
Fiona Hayward: Landowner Rights & Local History Preservation
Auda Maclean: Visual Arts and Cultural Heritage Conservation
Burnett & Louise Joyce: Cattle Genetics, Sustainable Property Management and Distance Education
Debbie Elliott: Rural and Regional Healthcare
Hazel Mann: Visual Arts Community
Jane Parker & Local Herb Farmers: Organic Herb Industry
The Regional Arts Development Fund is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Banana Shire Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.