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14-April-2017
14-April-2017

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A monument, containing two plaques, commemorates the former Shire of Dunmunkle. The original plaque commemorates the centenary of the Shire in 1977 and the other commemorates the existence of the Shire which was abolished as a consequence of Local Government restructure in 1995.

Location

Address:Cromie & Wood Streets, Yarriambiack Shire Offices , Rupanyup, 3388
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.632886
Long: 142.631423
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Local
Approx. Event Start Date:1877
Approx. Event End Date:1995

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 28th September, 1977
Front Inscription
Plaque:
SHIRE OF DUNMUNKLE
PROCLAIMED A SHIRE 28TH SEPTEMBER 1877

THIS PLAQUE WAS ERECTED TO COMMEMORATE
THE CENTENARY OF THE SHIRE OF DUNMUNKLE

AND WAS UNVEILED BY

HIS EXCELLENCY
THE HONOURABLE SIR HENRY WINNEKE,
K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O., O.B.E., K.St. J., Q.C.,
GOVERNOR OF VICTORIA,
ON 28TH SEPTEMBER, 1977.

Plaque:
SHIRE OF DUNMUNKLE
PROCLAIMED: 28TH SEPTEMBER 1877
TERMINATED: 20TH JANUARY 1995

THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES THE EXISTENCE OF
THE SHIRE OF DUNMUNKLE FOR A PERIOD OF 117
YEARS AND 4 MONTHS, 1877 TO 1995.
THE SHIRE WAS ABOLISHED AS A CONSEQUENCE OF
LOCAL GOVERNMENT RESTRUCTURE THROUGHOUT
VICTORIA.

THE COUNCIL  1995
EAST RIDING    NORTH RIDING   WEST RIDING
[Names]              [Names]                 [Names]
SHIRE PRESIDENT: C.R.S. PETERING 
ACTING C.E.O. MR.W.J.BOEHM        

 
Source: MA
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