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Copeton Dam : 30-December-2009
Copeton Dam : 30-December-2009

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The plaque commemorates the completion of the Copeton Dam in 1976. 

Commenced in March 1968, commissioned in 1973, and completed in 1976, the Copeton Dam is a major dam on the Gwydir River, a tributary of the Barwon River, and is located approximately 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest of Inverell, between Bingara and Bundarra. The dam was built by the New South Wales Water Conservation & Irrigation Commission and the Department of Water Resources to supply water for irrigation.


Address:Copeton Dam Road, Copeton, 2360
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.904722
Long: 150.923833
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 23rd October, 1976
Front Inscription

Water Resources Commission,
New South Wales

This plaque commemorating the completion of Copeton Dam was unveiled by the Hon. Neville Wran, Q.C., M.L.A., Premier of New South Wales on the 23rd October 1976.

Source: MA
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