Loveday Attractions

Loveday Internment Camp

This camp was set up in 1941 and was one of the largest in Australia. It covered approximately 180 hectares of cultivated land and held 5380 internees and POWs at its peak and over 1500 AMF personnel. Loveday was selected as a suitable site because it was piped for irrigation; it was near a highway linking major cities; electricity and telephone communications were available; a train service form Adelaide ran near the camp and it was sufficiently far enough inland away from the seaboard. To view the remains contact any Riverland Visitor Information Centre for a free brochure.

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Various sites in the Loveday area
Any Riverland Visitor Information Centre
Free entry
Open 24 hours
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