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The plaque acknowledges Commonwealth participation with State and Local Government in the flood mitigation works on the Clarence River. The Grafton Flood Levee was constructed by Clarence River County Council in 1970. 



Address:Price Street, Memorial Park, Grafton, 2460
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.693149
Long: 152.931925
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 16th October, 1970
Front Inscription

Grafton Flood Levee System

Constructed by Clarence River County Council

This plaque acknowledges the Commonwealth participation with the State and Local Governments in flood mitigation works on the Clarence River and was unveiled by the Hon. R. W. C. Swartz, M. B. E., E. D., M. P. Minister for National Development on 16th October, 1970

Ian Robinson M. P.      Member for Cowper
W. R. Weiley M. L. A.   Member for Clarence

Ald. Neville G. Weiley  Chairman
H. G. Greenaway         County Clerk
M. F. Bown                   County Engineer

Source: MA
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