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A plaque commemorates the creation of the City of Yarra in 1994. 

The City of Yarra is a local government area in Victoria, Australia in the inner eastern and northern suburbs of Melbourne. The City of Yarra was formed in 1994 as a result of the amalgamation of the former Cities of Richmond, Collingwood, Fitzroy, and parts of Carlton North (previously part of the City of Melbourne) and parts of Alphington and Fairfield (previously part of the former City of Northcote).

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Location

Address:333 Bridge Road, Richmond Town Hall, Richmond, 3121
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.818618
Long: 145.000811
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Local
Actual Event STart Date:22-June-1994

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 26th January, 1999
Front Inscription

City of
YARRA

This plaque commemorates the creation of the
CITY OF YARRA
    on
22nd June 1994
and celebrates its return to democratically elected government
on 16th March 1996
The City of Yarra is constituted from the former Cities of
Richmond, Collingwood, Fitzroy and parts of the Cities of Melbourne and Northcote.

Councillor John Phillips Mayor

Cr Linda Hoskins (Mayor 1997/98)
Cr John  Sawyer (Mayor 1996/97)

Cr Li Hiam Li            Cr  Ray Thomas
Cr James Martakis   Cr Stephen Watson
Cr Marion MacLeod  Cr Robyn Williams
Prue Digby  Chief Executive Officer

26th January 1999

 

Source: MA
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