Queens Gardens, Bunbury, WA and the South West Migrant Memorial

Across Blair Road from Bunbury CBD, Queens Gardens provides open spaces and walkways, bordering the waterway off Koombana Bay.  Within the grounds, the Friendship Garden to commemorate Bunbury’s link with cities in Japan, China and Vietnam.

Last week was the official opening of the South West Migrant Memorial within the Queens Gardens, commemorating the difficult struggle of non-English speaking migrants to the area from the early 1900’s and the positive influence they had in the development of the South West. A very impressive sculpture (about 9.years in its conception and development) that has leaves engraved with details of migrants and information.

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Queens Park is also the location of the Bunbury Markets on the first and third Saturday mornings of each month, almost year round. http://www.thebunburymarkets.com.au/