Emerald Library opening plaque

Opening Ceremony plaque Transcription Emerald Library / was officially opened by / the Hon. Candy Broad MLC / Minister for Local Government / In attendance / Cr William B Ronald, JP, Mayor / Cardinia Shire Council / July 27th 2006 / with financial assistance from the Victorian Government / in partnership with Cardinia Shire Council…. 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.                  

Nar Nar Goon Fire Station

  Fire Station Mural sponsors Transcription Sponsored by Nar Nar Goon Fire Brigade Australian Warning Systems P/L / D & D Law & Family / Ray & Judy Collins & Families / David Nutter Motor Group / Phil & Jeanette Craig / Power Team / D Harrison & Family / Quell Fire & Safety /… 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

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

GWS Anderson Scout Camp

George William Strachan Anderson (1889-1951) was the Chief Commissioner of the Boy Scouts Association, Victoria from 1937 until his death on 19 July 1951. GWS Anderson’s scouting career began in 1926 when he started a Troop at Malvern. In 1928 GWS Anderson, together with 4 others purchased the Malvern District Camp at Officer. The name… Read More

Cardinia Presbyterian Church

Foundation Stone Transcription This stone was laid / to the glory of God / by Walter Duff Esq JP / on the 23 of October 1915. Minister Rev. F Butchers Garden stone plaque Transcription To the glory of God / in memory of past guild / and / congregation members / dedicated / October 9,… Read More

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  

Bunyip Hall

  There is one plaque in the hall and a number of pictures donated by the Bunyip & District History Committee. We have included the two photographs with names in the transcriptions, the other photographs are included to present the complete picture. Emil Shelly plaque Transcription In grateful recognition of / the generous assistance /… Read More