Allora celebrates 150 years…

Allora''s renovated Old Shire Chambers - now housing part of the Allora and District Historical Society''s collection - was officially dedicated by Queensland Governor Paul de Jersey today, Saturday 20 July. Photos - Jeremy Sollars.

By Jeremy Sollars

The Best Little Town on The Downs – otherwise known as Allora – this weekend celebrates 150 years as a municipality. Commemoration activities today, Saturday 20 July, included the official opening and dedication of the renovated Old Shire Chambers, welcome to country but the Githabul people, street parade and a bullock crossing of Dalrymple Creek…

Celebrations continue tomorrow, Sunday 21 July, with church services, vintage car displays and a 50 Year Reunion of the Allora State School 1969 Year 10 Class, with the Allora Sports Museum and Drayton Street Museum open from 9am to 3pm and more…for details visit www.allora150.org and ‘Allora 150 Year Celebrations’ on Facebook…

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