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Sir John Overall : 25-January-2011
Sir John Overall : 25-January-2011

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The plaque commemorates the Commissioner of the National Capital Development Commission, Sir John Overall (1913 - 2001).

In 1952 Overall became the Chief Government Architect in the then Commonwealth Department of Works. He held this position until 1957 and in the following year was appointed by Prime Minister Menzies as Commissioner of the National Capital Development Commission (NCDC), the body then responsible for the planning and development of Canberra as the national capital. Sir John Overall headed the NCDC until 1972 before returning to private practice.


Address:Mount Ainslie Drive, Mount Ainslie, Ainslie, 2602
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.270267
Long: 149.158067
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2003
Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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