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tribute to the men and women who served and continue to serve Australia in military conflicts and peacekeeping operations across the globe. The park features 11 specific memorials accompanied by information board outlining the story and meaning behind each memorial. Eight sculptures feature throughout the park, all interpretations of the theme ‘war and peace’, with the highlight being the replica Peace Window from the Bruce Rock St Peters Anglican Church. The Peace Window was the first stained glass window in Australia dedicated to Vietnam Veterans. The Park is a peaceful and non-sectarian space for all Australians to rest and reflect. Centennial Mosaic Pathway The Mosaic Pathway was commissioned in 2013 to commemorate the town’s centennial. Comprising of 417 mosaics, the pathway celebrates the Shire of Bruce Rock’s early settlers, community members, local businesses and sporting clubs. Located on Johnson Street, the museum contains a comprehensive collection of memorabilia. To the rear of the museum you will find an original one school house, a replica mud brick settler’s cottage, and a replica early shearing shed and workshop. The Machinery Museum is across the street from the main museum and houses working farm machinery, vintage cars and a steam traction engine, all of which were once in use within the Shire. Upcoming events Back to the Bush Veterans Reunion October 21 to November 6 2022 Bruce Rock and Districts Agricultural Show September 2023 (Biennial event) Bruce Rock Museum and Machinery Museum

Kwolyin Campsite

BRUCE ROCK 240km east of Perth

as the site includes BBQ and toilet facilities.

A perfect base when exploring the Pathways to Wave Rock searching for wild flowers or overnight stop on the Public Silo Trail. Suitable for singles, couples or families. Relax and enjoy our clear blue skies, star-filled nights and feeding our friendly farm animals. • Self-contained with up to 3 spacious queen rooms • Luxurious bathroom with bath & separate rain shower • Kitchenette with fridge, microwave & coffee pod machine • BBQ on verandah overlooking farmland • 2 minute drive to the Corrigin Hotel and local Cafes • Basket breakfast with homemade bread and jam available on request Kwolyin Campsite This free bush campsite includes a camp kitchen, BBQs, shaded picnic facilities, water supply and public facilities, which makes it ideal for large groups to stay a few days and explore the regions spectacular natural attractions. Bruce’s Rock The rock is named after sandalwooder, John Rufus Bruce, who used the outcrop as his depot in 1869 before the town was settled. There are two old wells located at the picnic site at the foot of the rock, walk trails over the outcrop and stunning wildflower landscapes in Spring. Bruce Rock Remembrance Park Located in the main street, this park pays

Bruce Rock has a number of interesting places to visit, including Bruce’s Rock, Kokerbin Rock, Bruce Rock Remembrance Park and the Ardath Hotel. Bruce Rock provides an excellent base with ample parking and rest areas, making it easy to explore the surrounding regions, both within the Shire and further throughout the Central Wheatbelt region. Places of interest Kokerbin Rock Covering 9ha and rising 122 metres above the ground, Kokerbin Rock is Australia’s 3rd largest monolith. Situated 40 kilometres north-west of Bruce Rock, it is a great place for a hike and a picnic

Bruce Rock Community Resource Centre 40-42 Johnson Street, Bruce Rock WA 6418 T: (08) 9061 1687 E: Visit • 6005 Bruce Rock-Corrigin Rd, Corrigin WA 637 • T: 0427 772 323 | The Wheatbelt | 23

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