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Kissing Point Fort - Townsville
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Kissing Point Fort

Kissing Point Fort - Townsville

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Kissing Point Fortification is a heritage-listed fortification at 38-40 Howitt Street, North Ward, City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. It was designed by Peter Scratchley and Major Edward Druitt and built from 1891 & 1939 to 1941 by A McMillan (Govt Foreman of Works c1890). It is also known as Jezzine Barracks. It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 5 February 2010.
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02 Feb 2017

Kissing Point Fort was built on the headland of Townsville to help protect the harbour.  It had a bunker system, gun placements and canons strategically located in this elevated position.

This area is a significant site for both the Australian military and local Aboriginal People, and is now open to the public featuring coastal boardwalks, artwork, traditional plantings and park lands.

Kissing Point has a number of interpretive signs alongside pieces of equipment explaining the significant elements of the Kissing Point Fort complex. Very interesting and well worth a visit.

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