Koo Wee Rup Picnic Shelter

First Cattle Run in Area plaque Transcription This memorial was erected in conjunction / with the Shire of Cranbourne and the / Koo Wee Rup Swamp Historical Society in / 1987 to commemorate the establishment of / the first cattle run in this area in 1839 by / Robert Jamieson, Samuel Rawson and others. Opening… Read More

John Duff Memorial Fire Brigade Training Track

John Duff (1933-1979) was the Captain of the Koo Wee Rup Fire Brigade from 1972 until his sudden death in 1979. Opened in 1984 by the CFA’s Chief Officer, Mr Orchard, the training track was a joint venture of the Koo Wee Rup Fire Brigade and the Koo Wee Rup Lions Club. John Duff was… Read More

Koo Wee Rup & District War Memorial Swimming Pool

  Opening Ceremony plaque Transcription Koo-Wee-Rup and District / War Memorial Swimming Pool / opened by / The Honourable BJ Dixon, MP / Minister for Youth, Sport and Recreation / 2nd February, 1975. Cranbourne Shire President – Councillor CM Utber, JP. HK & SM Ridgway Clubroom plaque Transcription Koo-Wee-Rup & District Swimming Club / “HK… Read More

Koo Wee Rup Recreation Reserve

  Home of: Koo Wee Rup Football Club and the Peter Leeson Memorial Plantation

Cochrane Park

Cochrane Park is named for Leslie James Cochrane who was born in Bentleigh in 1894 and moved to Caldermeade c1902 with parents David and Lucy Cochrane. At the age of 21 Leslie Cochrane enlisted, serving in the 46th Infantry Battalion in France. In 1918 he returned to Australia and married Ivy Wildes of Yannathan. Leslie and… Read More