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Plaques commemorates the opening of the dam wall and the completion of the dam. The plaques, set on large granite boulders erected by the Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works (now Melbourne Water) to commemorate the completion of the Thomson River Scheme in March 1985, give details and a relief plan of the works, together with the names of the engineer, consultants and principal contractors. Another plaque notes the completion of the dam, opened by the Premier, John Cain on 13 May 1983, and gives the names of MMBW members and principal officers of the time.

Location

Address:Thomson Dam, Eastern end Thomson Dam Wall, adjacent to the viewing area, Rawson, 3825
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.843322
Long: 146.398852
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:1983
Approx. Event End Date:1985

Dedication

Front Inscription

(plaque 1)
THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES THE 
COMPLETION OF THE THOMSON DAM BY 
THE HONOURABLE JOHN CAIN MP
PREMIER OF VICTORIA
ON 13 MAY, 1983

MINISTER FOR WATER SUPPLY
THE HONOURABLE DAVID WHITE MLC

MELBOURNE AND METROPOLITAN
BOARD OF WORKS
R D MARGINSON, CHAIRMAN

MEMBERS : (NAMES)
PRINCIPAL OFFICERS (NAMES)

 

Source: VMR, MA
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