The Fiveways Fountain

Here is an amazing old Murray Views Postcard featuring the original iconic Fiveways roundabout fountain. Who remembers the old Fiveways bubble baths?

The Fiveways roundabout fountain was prepared and erected in September and October 1975.
See some of the original articles (with photos) below:

The Gympie Times, 13 September 1975:

The Gympie Times, 13 September 1975
The Gympie Times, 13 September 1975
The Gympie Times, 11 October 1975

AS the caption above reports, the fountain design was the subject of controversy. This was reported in length in the Gympie Times on 25 September 1975:

The Gympie Times, 25 September 1975, page 1
The Gympie Times, 25 September 1975, page 2