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Jock Comini Memorial Plaque : 02-05-2014
Jock Comini Memorial Plaque : 02-05-2014

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

A memorial picnic area commemorates Jock Comini O.A.M.

The Jock Comini reserve rest area was opened in 1994 and was named in honour of Mr Jock Comini and his work as a founding and fourteen year member of the Calder Highway Improvement Committee, as a long-time member of the Harcourt CFA, the North West regional ambulance service, and the Loddon Campaspe Regional Planning Authority. At the time of the reserve’s opening 5000 new trees were planted and granite boulders placed at the site were from the Comini family orchard.

Mr Comini served 17 years as a Maldon councillor from 1971 to 1988, including six terms as Shire President.

In 2013, there were calls for the reserve to be upgraded due to its dilapdiated state and to respect Mr Comini's memory.

Location

Address:Calder Highway, Jock Comini Memorial Rest Area, Ravenswood, 3452
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.89755
Long: 144.217632
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 14th April, 1994
Front Inscription

JOCK COMINI MEMORIAL PICNIC AREA

THIS PICNIC AREA IS DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF  THE LATE JOCK COMINI, OAM, (1920-1992), 

CHAIRMAN OF THE CALDER HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE SINCE ITS ESTABLISHMENT IN 1978, IN RECOGNITION OF HIS SIGNIFICANT WORK FOR THE UPGRADING OF THE CALDER HIGHWAY AND HIS UNCEASING COMMITTMENT TO THE COMMUNITY OF NORTHERN VICTORIA

THIS PLAQUE WAS UNVEILED BY  MRS. RAE COMINI ON 14TH APRIL 1994.

 

Source: MA
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