Sir John ButtersPrint Page
Plaque commemorates the engineer who was instrumental in development of Canberra.
Butters successfully applied for the position of full-time chairman of the Federal Capital Commission, a body created under the Seat of Government (Administration) Act,1924.
The commission was a statutory corporation in which were vested the whole of the land and other public assets in the Federal Capital Territory. For the first time a single authority had responsibility for the administration, design and construction of Canberra as well as the development of municipal activities and the control of private enterprise.
|Address:||Mount Ainslie Drive, Mount Ainslie, Ainslie, 2602|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.270267|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||2003|