Achievers Walk

Around Maryborough's Portside heritage precinct is a series of plaques embedded in footpaths in Richmond and Wharf streets, known as the Achievers Walk.

Follow this Achievers Walk to discover how ordinary Australians can achieve extraordinary things.
Each plaque is a tribute to the remarkable and varied accomplishments of around 80 current and former Maryborough residents.  This list includes pioneers, Olympians, Rhodes Scholars, inventors and others who have turned adversity into success.  Click here to download their stories.

Some of Maryborough's famous Achievers include:


Mary Poppins Author -
Pamela Travers

First ANZAC to land at Gallipoli -
Duncan Chapman
The original ironman -
Hayden Kenny