Lyndhurst War Memorial

The Lyndhurst War Memorial was unveiled on Saturday 11 November 2017. Transcription The story of this door This door represents the homestead door for / eight young men – farmers and rural workers / – who left their homes in the Lyndhurst district to / fight in World War 1 and World War 11. Sadly… Read More

Berwick Carpark Walkway

Berwick Car Park Walkway plaque Transcription This walkway & lighting upgrade / was constructed by / the City of Casey, with funding / from the Safer Suburbs Program. / Officially opened by / Laura Smyth MP / on 13 June 2013. An Australian Government Initiative.                  

Livvi’s Place

  Livvi’s Places are unique environments that enable all children to play together. The Livvi’s Place at Lyndhurst is the only playground of this kind in Melbourne’s south east and was made possible through a partnership between the City of Casey and the Touched by Olivia Foundation. The Touched by Olivia Foundation was founded by John… Read More

JC Lloyd Square

The above photo and information came from an article in the Pakenham Gazette 16 February 1983. It shows from left to right: Graeme Sweeney, Cr Syd Pargeter, John Lloyd, Harold Keys & Norman Beaumont. John Charles Lloyd (1906-1984) inherited Holly Green from an uncle in the late 1930s and renamed it Brechin. A portion of… Read More

Sidney Webb

Two plaques commemorate the planting of Narrre Warren’s iconic avenue of oak trees in 1890 by Sidney Webb on this corner. One marks the planting itself, the other, the centenary of the planting. Sidney John Webb (c1844-1920) was the publisher of the Age, Leader and Australian newspapers beforee retiring to the Hotham and West Melbourne Newsagency…. Read More

Spyridon Louis Statue

Spyridon Louis Statue plaque Transcription Spyridon “Spyros” Louis 12 January 1873 – 26 March 1940 Spyridon Louis was modern Greece’s first Olympic gold medalist at / the 1896 Olympics in Athens, Greece. Spyridon Louis and local athlete Edwin Flack competed against each / other in the men’s marathon at the summer Olympics, with Louis /… Read More

Alan Nicholson seat

Alan Nicholson plaque Transcription In Memory of / Alan Nicholson 27.10.46 – 21.8.13 A character and friend to many, / whose love of Berwick / rang out through his smile / and all that he did. Sadly missed by those who loved and knew him. / Forever in our hearts. “Bring me Sunshine …in your… Read More

Bryn Mawr Boulevard Bridge

  Opening Ceremony plaque Transcription Australian Government Bryn Mawr Boulevard Bridge / An AusLink Strategic Regional Project / Funded by the Australian Government Officially opened 10 July 2007 by / Mr Jason Wood MP / Federal Member for La Trobe / and / Cr Colin Butler / Mayor of the City of Casey  

Sydney Pargeter Reserve

Sydney Pargeter was a councillor of the Shire of Berwick from 1965 to 1973. He was also one of the first councillors of the City of Berwick from 1973 to 1992 and Mayor in 1982-83. Reference: Place Names of Berwick by Dr Debbie Stephan. Published 1994 by the City of Casey.  

Cannons Creek Foreshore Reserve

Cannons Creek Foreshore Reserve Gazebo plaque Transcription This Gazebo was supplied / by the / Community Building / Initiative Project / and funded by the Helen McPherson Smith Trust 2010