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The monument commemorates the 75th anniversary of irrigation in the Macalister Irrigation District and the first release of water for irrigation from Lake Glenmaggie in 1926.

Location

Address:823 Weir Road, Glenmaggie Weir Reserve , Glenmaggie, 3858
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.907194
Long: 146.801389
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
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Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 7th May, 2001
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Southern Rural Water

Celebrating the past - Looking to the future

This plaque was unveiled by the Hon Sherryl Garbutt MP Minister for Environment & Conservation to celebrate the 75th anniversary of irrigation in the Macalister Irrigation District and to commemorate the first release of water for irrigation from Lake Glenmaggie in 1926 on Monday 7 May 2001

Allan J Pappin CVO AM
Chairman Southern Rural Water

Dr Martin Kent
Chief Executive Southern Rural Water

 

Source: MA
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