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The plaque commemorates 100 years of local government in the Warragul Shire.

Originally part of the Shire of Buln Buln, Warragul was first incorporated as a shire on 9 December 1881. It annexed part of the Western Riding of Shire of Narracan on 30 May 1906. On 17 August 1990 Warragul was proclaimed a Rural City, one of the first in Victoria under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1989.

On 2 December 1994, the City was abolished, and merged with Shire of Buln Buln, Shire of Narracan and parts of Upper Yarra into the Shire of Baw Baw.


Address:Civic Place , Baw Baw Shire Council, Warragul, 3820
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.158774
Long: 145.933843
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 15th February, 1982
Front Inscription

This plaque commemorating 100 years of local government in the Shire of Warragul was unveiled by the Governor General of Australia the Rt Hon. Sir Zelman Cowen A.K., G.C.M.G., G.C.V.O., K. St.J., Q.C. on February 15th 1982


N. O. Cottrell  Shire President

[ Names of Councillors ]

Shire Secretary     Shire Engineer
V. B. Davidson       K. C. Langdon


Source: MA
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