Sir John OverallPrint Page
Plaque commemorates the Commissioner of the National Capital Development Commission.
In 1952 Overall became the Chief Government Architect in the then Commonwealth Department of Works. He held this position until 1957 and in the following year was appointed by Prime Minister Menzies as Commissioner of the National Capital Development Commission (NCDC), the body then responsible for the planning and development of Canberra as the national capital. Sir John Overall headed the NCDC until 1972 before returning to private practice.
|Address:||Mount Ainslie Drive, Mount Ainslie, Ainslie, 2602|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.270267|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||2003|