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Toxic Waste Dump : 15-May-2013
Toxic Waste Dump : 15-May-2013
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A plaque commemorates the campaign conducted by the Baddaginnie, Benalla and Violet Town communities to stop a government proposal to build a toxic dump in the area.

Location

Address:Cowslip Street, Community Complex, Violet Town, 3669
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.6369
Long: 145.717457
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Front Inscription

We Will Defend
Our Country  
No Toxic Dump

On 12th November 2003 The Victorian State Government
Announced Plans To Locate A Toxic Waste Dump In This
District, And Threatened To Acquire The Farming Properties
Of The Burns, Crocker, Errey, Goldsworthy And Wills
Families For That Purpose.

This Plaque Is To Recognise That :

In Order To Protect The Lives, The Livelihood And The Well
Being Of The People In The Region And The Integrity Of The
Natural Environment, The Communities Of Baddaginnie,
Benalla And Violet Town United In A Well Organised
Campaign Which Defeated The Government Proposal.

"We Love This Country"

Source: MA
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