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IV-GIPPSLAND PROVINCE DISTRICT.

THE TOWN OF SALE. Proclaimed a Borough in 1863 and a Town in 1944. Area-5442 acres. Population-5000. Dwellings- 1146. Length of streets-43 miles. Average rainfall-24 inches. Altitude-32 feet. Valuations, 1945-Improved Capital Value, £1,162,220; Nett Annual Value, £58,111. Rate, 1945-General rate of 2/Sd. in the £ levied on Nett Annual Values. Enlistments from Town-603. Honour Winner-Squadron […]

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III – SOUTHEASTERN PROVINCE DISTRICT.

THE BOROUGH OF WONTHAGGI. Created a Borough in 1911. Area-3932 acres. Population-5000. Dwellings- 1147. Length of streets-53 miles. Average rainfall-40 inches. Altitude-70 feet. Valuations, 1945-Improved Capiial Value, £546,000; Nett Annual Value. £42,000. Rate, 1945-General rate of 3s. in the £ levied on Nett Annual Values. Newspapers- “The Powlett Press,” pub­lished weekly on Fridays; “The Wonthaggi […]

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II-SOUTHERN PROVINCE DISTRICT

THE BOROUGH OF RINGWOOD. Proclaimed a Borough in 1924. Area-5546 acres. Population-4500. Dwellings- 1100. Length of streets-56 miles. Average rainfall-25 inches. Altitude- 500 feet. Valuations, 1945-Improved Capital Value, £ 1,180,000; Nett Annual Value, £59,000. Rate, 1945-General rate of 2/8d. in the £ levied on Nett Annual Values. Newspaper-“The Ringwood Mail,” published weekly on Thursdays. Electoral […]

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THE CITY OF MELBOURNE

(Contributed   by   The  Rt.  Hon.  the  Lord  Mayor   ol  Melbourne,   1944-45,  Councillor   T.  S.   NETTLEFOLD,  O.B.E.) Melbourne is familiarly known as the “Queen  City  of  the South,” and this  title  is by no means a misnomer.   The Melbourne  of   to-day is a  city  of  remarkable  beauty.  It  is  planned  on  lines  thai  enable the development […]

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