The miners memorial signage at Charters Towers in north Queensland is dedicated to honouring those who lost their lives in mine, mill, and quarry accidents while seeking their fortune on the Charters Towers Goldfields.

The miner’s memorial walk project

  • i4architecture for Charters Towers Regional Council
  • 9 signs of slighty different sizes designed to fit the poppet head structures. They average 2250mm wide x 1200mm high
  • Word count – approx 400-450 words per panel
  • Research and write stories, signage graphic design

The Charters Towers Miners’ Memorial Walk provides a place of remembrance, a place to reflect, and a place to showcase the life and prosperity the gold rush brought to Charters Towers and the surrounding region.

The Miners Memorial Walk links with the Mosman Street walking track and includes an elevated boardwalk to a viewing platform over an old mineshaft (historical Wyndham No.3), replica poppet head structures and interpretive signage.

Directional signs
Flora and fauna illustrations