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Goondiwindi

(3.2/5 based on 90 reviews for 5 attractions)
Things to do: sightseeing, parks, museums
Goondiwindi is an Australian town of approximately 5,629 people. The town has an annual population growth of 1.4 percent. The name Goondiwindi derives from an Aboriginal word meaning "the resting place of the birds".HistoryGundiwindi Post Office opened by 1860. It was renamed Goondiwindi by 1861.Goondiwindi was first proclaimed a municipality on 20 October 1888. The town boundaries have not altered to this day, and before Federation the town served as a border crossing between Queensland and New South Wales. The customs house from that era is now a museum.The Goondiwindi War Memorial was originally located in Herbert Street and was dedicated on 21 September 1922 by the Queensland Governor, Matthew Nathan. The gates were unveiled in April 1949.The most famous resident of Goondiwindi was Gunsynd, a Thoroughbred race horse known as "The Goondiwindi Grey" Guided by Tim Lowe, in the late 1960s and early 1970s Gunsynd had 29 wins including the 1971 Epsom Handicap and the 1972 Cox Plate and came third in the 1972 Melbourne Cup. The name "Gunsynd" came from Goondiwindi Syndicate (Gun=Goondiwindi, Synd=Syndicate). There is a statue of Gunsynd in the town centre.Heritage listingsGoondiwindi has a number of heritage-listed sites, including: Marshall Street: Goondiwindi War Memorial 100 Marshall Street: Goondiwindi Civic Centre 1 McLean Street: Customs House Museum Millmerran Road: Wyaga Homestead
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