Explorers Memorial

Consultation has concluded

Three (3) Explorer Memorials bronze busts, one each of Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth, created by local sculptor, Terrance Plowright are proposed to be installed separately within the town centre of their namesake.

The project is an initiative of the Businesses Supporting the Bicentenary (BSB) and endorsed by Blue Mountains Lithgow Oberon Tourism (BMLOT) and the Bicentenary Crossing Committee (BCC). It is intended to provide a positive lasting legacy of the Bicentenary Crossing of the Blue Mountains by Europeans.

The memorials will comprise of a bronze bust (shown above), sandstone plinth, plaques and historic road pavers edging the base of each plinth. Each memorial will be 1.8metres high allowing the average height adult to view the Explorer eye to eye.

To view details of proposed memorials including where they are proposed to be located please go to the library, which is located on the right hand side of this page.

Submission due Tuesday 2 December 2014.


Three (3) Explorer Memorials bronze busts, one each of Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth, created by local sculptor, Terrance Plowright are proposed to be installed separately within the town centre of their namesake.

The project is an initiative of the Businesses Supporting the Bicentenary (BSB) and endorsed by Blue Mountains Lithgow Oberon Tourism (BMLOT) and the Bicentenary Crossing Committee (BCC). It is intended to provide a positive lasting legacy of the Bicentenary Crossing of the Blue Mountains by Europeans.

The memorials will comprise of a bronze bust (shown above), sandstone plinth, plaques and historic road pavers edging the base of each plinth. Each memorial will be 1.8metres high allowing the average height adult to view the Explorer eye to eye.

To view details of proposed memorials including where they are proposed to be located please go to the library, which is located on the right hand side of this page.

Submission due Tuesday 2 December 2014.


  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Submission Form

    Your views are invited on the details of proposed memorials including where they are proposed to be located. To make a submission please complete this online public submission form, for your views to be  formally considered.  This Submission closes on 2 December 2014.

    Your views are invited on the details of proposed memorials including where they are proposed to be located. To make a submission please complete this online public submission form, for your views to be  formally considered.  This Submission closes on 2 December 2014.

    Consultation has concluded