Bunyah Park – In Memory of Bert Bowerman, Eleebana
Originally this park had been known as Cherry Park after early settler Robert Cherry. Named Bunyah Park because of several large Bunya Bunya trees. A native pine tree, the nuts were an Aboriginal food. ‘In Memory of Bert Bowerman’ was added to the park name in 1988. He was involved with community affairs, serving on the Progress Association and the Park Committee, involved with reclamation of the foreshore and petitioned for the pedestrian underpass of the highway and other projects.
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