Parks & Gardens

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

Kester Kitchin Park

Kester Herbert Kitchin (1918-2003) was Cranbourne Shire President from 1978 to 1979. Reference: The Good Country by Niel Gunson. Published 1983 by the Shire of Cranbourne.  

Ron Andrews Park

  Ron Andrews plaque Transcription Ronald Clifford Andrews / 18 August 1930 – 20 December 2003 This park is dedicated to Ron (Mick) Andrews / who was born and raised in this district. His major entrepreneurial achievements are the quarrying operation that he founded – / The Pakenham Blue Metal at Mount Shamrock. His finest… Read More

Pioneers Park

Pioneers Park plaque Transcription This land was the site of the Berwick Primary School from 1869. At the end of Term 3 in 2003, / the Berwick Primary School was relocated to a new site in Fairholme Boulevard, Berwick. As a result of the initiative of Mr Bill Hudson and Mr George Wilson CMG; a number… Read More

Buchanan Park

  Buchanan Park This park is named for James Buchanan (1827-1914) who was a prominent early settler in Berwick. He was a  founder and trustee of the Berwick Presbyterian Church and the Mornington Farmers Society. Member of the Berwick District Road Board and the Berwick Shire Council. MLC for the South Eastern Province from 1876… Read More

Mary Loveridge Memorial Rose Garden and clock tower

The Memorial Rose Garden plaque is on the front of the clock tower. The Red Cross Rose plaque and Soroptomist Rose plaque are placed on rocks directly behind the seats at the corner of the garden beds.       Memorial Rose Garden plaque Transcription This / Memorial Rose Garden / is dedicated to the memory of… Read More

Soldier Settler Memorial Garden

Soldier Settler Memorial Garden plaque Transcription Soldier Settler / Memorial Garden This Garden is a tribute to the World War 1 Soldier Settlers / who farmed in Narre Warren North from 1934 to 1975. / The Soldier Settlement blocks which averaged 15 acres in size / were mainly for dairying and poultry production. The Soldier Settlers were: / Thomas &… Read More

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

Brechin Gardens

Brechin Gardens Plaque Transcription ‘Brechin Gardens’ (once part of the farm ‘Holly Green’) was first / owned by Gippsland pioneer Thomas Walton. Walton built the original / house in 1855 and some of the garden is thought to date from this time. Businessman Sidney J Webb was the new owner in around 1880. In /… Read More

Kurll Park

Kurll Park sign Transcription Kurll Park / Donated to the community /by Mr & Mrs CR Kurll