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.  

James Alexander Reserve

James Alexander plaque Transcription ~ Jim Alexander ~ Jim Alexander grew up in the Berwick-Dandenong area. His mother’s parents / lived on a Soldier Settlement farm in Clyde Road after World War 1. Like many other locals Jim Alexander believed this / reserve with its extensive views and stand of casuarina forest / made it… Read More

Endeavour Hills

Conceived during the bicentenary of Cook’s discovery of the east coast of Australia, Endeavour Hills narrowly missed being called Piney Ridge or Pine Hills and was named in honour of  James Cook and the crew and scientists aboard HMS Endeavour. Endeavour Hills was proclaimed as a suburb on 28 October 1974. Consequently, many streets in… Read More