Invicta Mill celebrates a century of operation with an event worthy of its impact

Wilmar’s Invicta Mill marked 100 years of operation at Giru on Friday, 15 October, with a full day of celebrations and a very big cake.

The cake-cutting honours for Invicta Mill’s centenary celebrations went to the site’s longest-serving employee Phil Hervey and first-year apprentice Elias Papidimitriou.

August marked 100 years of operation for the Wilmar Invicta Mill with the event honoured by a morning and evening ceremony, tours and exhibitions, and the unveiling of a refurbished Invicta locomotive that stands proudly at the mill’s entrance. The morning ceremony incorporated local students from Giru State School who sealed a time capsule containing…

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Claire is an experienced freelance writer, with a keen curiosity in current events and how they influence community development. Born in Brisbane and living in other parts of Australia, Claire continues to be educated and inspired by Burdekin locals, while also weaving her own interests into Burdeki ... more