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Bert Hinkler's House

Bert Hinkler's House


The site of the Bert Hinkler Memorial Museum, celebrating the life of one of Queensland's pioneer aviators and Bundaberg's most famous son. The decidedly un-Queensland style is explained by the fact that this was Hinkler's home in Southampton, Hampshire, UK. On hearing of its intended demolition, a team of community minded citizens went to Southampton and dismantled it, packed it in sea containers and re-erected it back out here as a 1988 Bicentennial Project.