Sir Richard Williams Statue

Yorke Peninsula

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The Sir Richard Williams KBE, CB, DSO statue is located in Queen Square in the centre of Moonta. The spectacular statue is designed for you to join him and have a seat. It is interactive, educational, inspiring and part of the community, passing on the message of the RAAF Centenary "Then Now Always." The bronze statue is by sculptor Tim Thomson.
Moonta Mines is the birthplace of Sir Richard Williams, he is known as the "Father of the RAAF"


Lawn / Gardens
Picnic Area
Public Toilet



The Yorke Peninsula is the traditional lands of the Narungga (Nharangga) people, who have lived on, and cared for, this country since the beginning of time. We work, live and travel on Nharannga Banggara [Country], and we take time away from those pursuits to acknowledge and pay our deep respects to the Nharangga Elders of the past and present. 

Today, it is essential that we continue to care for and protect our spectacular natural environment. Tread lightly and leave no trace. Learn more about responsible and respectful travel on Yorke Peninsula.