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A plaque commemorates the Centenary of the Shire of Warracknabeal from 1891 to 1991.

The Shire of Warracknabeal was a local government area about 200 kilometres (124 mi) west-northwest of Bendigo and 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of Horsham in western Victoria, Australia. The shire covered an area of 1,839 square kilometres (710.0 sq mi), and existed from 1891 until 1995.


Address:39 Scott Street ( Cnr Phillips Street), Warracknabeal Town Hall, Warracknabeal, 3393
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.24854
Long: 142.395161
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Approx. Event Start Date:1891
Approx. Event End Date:1991


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 30th January, 1991
Front Inscription

Shire of Warracknabeal (Borung)

1891 - 1991

This Plaque Was Unveiled By
The Hon. Caroline J. Hogg, M.L.C.,
Minister For Ethnic, Municipal And Community Affairs
On The 30th January, 1991 To Commemorate
100 Years Of Local Government By The Shire Of Warracknabeal
(Formerly The Shire Of Borung)

Cr. N. E. Hewitt    Cr. W. H. Woods, J.P.   Cr. R. B. McIntyre   Cr. D. K. James Cr. A. M. Hoffman, J. P.  Cr. G. L. Vaughan Cr. R. C. McCullough  Cr. I. K. Penny Cr. H. M. Leggett    Cr. T . R. Quick   Cr. N. H. Hart   Cr. R. E. Bibby

Mr. Kerryn V. Shade, F.I.M.M., J.P.  Shire Secretary
Mr. John Thorburn, C.E., Dip. C.E., M.I.E. (aust.) M.B.S.,  Shire Engineer
Cr. William H. Woods, J.P.,  Shire President 1990 / 91

Source: MA
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