Callide. (Proposed 1961) QLD


Callide Dawson co-operative abattoir was a proposed beef abattoir to be constructed sometime in the early 1960’s

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  • Author – don’t know if this facility was ever built


  • Description of physical location in relation to main town and state
    • distance to main urban areas or export sites of that state

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  • May. Association consultants estimate a capital requirement of £177,258 to build a new abattoir
  • October. Two government loans are offered to the construction of the Callide Dawson Co-operative abattoir
    • Most shareholders were dairy and grain producers
      • Up to 680 individual shareholders
    • £87,500 is put towards fixed capital requirements
    • £20,000 is put towards working capital


  1. Parliamentary debate 11/10/1961

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