URANQUINTY

The township of The Rock was expected to fill this synopsis of the Olympic Hwy journey; and while The Rock had a War Memorial of some stature and a number of churches, there was not a trading hotel or a museum or sign that signifies same in the town. It was noted that The Rock was, not surprisingly a dormitory suburb of Wagga Wagga.

Now, Uranquinty, a very small community centre met the Bustout criteria for a town synopsis.

The recent historic past with re-settlement programs has for all time cemented Uranquinty place in Australian history. Urainquinty has a really great story to tell, and on the roadside of this small town does the story justice.

The Uranquinty Migrant Centre was established as a result of the Displaced Persons Immigration Scheme at the end of the Second World War. Uranquinty was only one of such places chosen to receive displaced people still in camps within Germany, Austria and France.

The Uranquinty memorial to the Wives and Children of Refugees who worked on the Snowy Mountain Scheme

The Uranquinty War Memorial is in place near the re-settlement display.

The Uranquinty hotel is representative of the mid 90ís era.

The Uranquinty Anglican church is a great building that will see many more decades or more ahead.

Uranquinty deserves a researched visit and time by travelers.

 

 

Fireplace   Dump Station
General Store   Bottled Gas
Internet   Caravan
Camping   4WD
Kitchen Facilities   Disabled access
Laundry Toilets
Campervans   Accommodation
Meals   Airport
Pets Allowed   Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
Scenic   Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water   Walking tracks
Rotary Club   Lions Club
Gymnasium   Gardens
Winery   Whitewater Rafting
Surfing   Skydiving
Skiing   Scenic Flights
Postal Service   Police
Movie Location   Mountain Biking
Kayaking   Jet Boating
Information   Hospital
Hang Gliding   Golf Course