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ID: 6708
Date: 1983
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Description: Pelican Creek 1983

L-R: Harold Oliver (Grants father), Bob Brunker, Russ Hinze (Queensland Minister for Local Government and Main Roads), Bob Katter (Federal Member) and Stan Yardley (Chairman of Bowen Shire Council) at a 1983 naming ceremony of the Oliver-Menton Bridge over Pelican Creek and Bob Brunker Bridge over the Bogie River. Grant Oliver and Graham Menton were drowned at the old causeway crossing below the current Pelican Creek bridge on 9 January 1972.

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Patrick Padden:The man next to Bob Brunker is Russ Hinze Qld. Minister for Local Government and Main Roads in 1983.

Chris Howarth:Left to Right: Harold Oliver (Grant's father), Bob Brunker, Ron Camm - Queensland Minister for Mines and Main Roads, Bob Katter (Federal Member)and Stan Yardley - Chairman of Bowen Shire Council at a 1983 naming ceremony of the "Oliver-Menton Bridge" over Pelican Creek and "Bob Brunker Bridge" over the Bogie River. Grant Oliver and Graham Menton were drowned at the old causeway crossing below the current Pelican Creek bridge (approx 1968).

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