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A monument commemorates the 75th anniversary of irrigation in the Macalister Irrigation District and the first release of water from Lake Glenmaggie in 1926.

Location

Address:88 Johnson Street, Southern Rural Water, Maffra, 3860
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.966283
Long: 146.975739
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:1926
Approx. Event End Date:2001

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 7th May, 2001
Approx. Monument Dedication Date:
Front Inscription

Southern
Rural Water

CELEBRATING THE PAST -
- LOOKING TO THE FUTURE

This plaque was unveiled by
The Hon Sherryl Garbutt MP
Minister for Environment & Conservation

to celebrate the 75th anniversary of irrigation
in the Macalister Irrigation District

and to commemorate the first release of water for irrigation
from Lake Glenmaggie in 1926
            on
Monday 7 May 2001

Allan J Pappin CVO AM  Chairman  Southern Rural Water
Dr Martin Kent  Chief Executive  Southern Rural Water

Source: MA
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