Southern Cross Water & Windmills

Published 30 April 2024

Southern Cross was established in Toowoomba after the Toowoomba Foundry began making wooden windmills based on US designs in the 1890s. Toowoomba Foundry sold its first windmill under the trade name “Southern Cross” in 1903 and grew into a thriving business in the 1920s and ‘30s. For over 148 years of continuous operation Southern Cross have provided Australians with reliable, safe and economical commercial, industrial, rural and agricultural water storage solutions. Southern Cross Water design and manufacture water storage solutions for Mining, Fire Systems, Agricultural, Industrial or Municipal supply, Tank Stands and Float Valves and the Iconic Southern Cross Windmill. Southern Cross Water & Windmills have been providing crucial water pumping supplies to Australian farmers and rural Australian families for generations.

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