Kent St Weir Bridge - Cannington, Western Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg
S 32° 01.255 E 115° 55.261
50H E 398105 N 6456736
Quick Description: A popular pedestrian bridge over the Canning River
Location: Western Australia, Australia
Date Posted: 4/6/2015 10:37:36 PM
Waymark Code: WMNN2M
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member coisos
Views: 1

Long Description:
The bridge was officially opened by Kay Hallahan M.L.C.on July 20th 1989, the bridge connects the grassed park on the north bank with the bush conservation area on the south. The bridge is sited over the weir that is designed to keep salt water from flowing any further upstream.
The plaque which is attached to a nearby boulder reads:-

City of Canning
KENT STREET WEIR BRIDGE
officially opened
on
20 July 1989
by
Hon K.HALLAHAN M.L.C.
Minister for Local Gorvernment
and
His Worship the Mayor of the Coty of Canning
Stuart W. Clarke J.P.

Kay Hallahan was born on 4 November 1941,a former Australian politician (elected from 1983 to 1996). As a member of the Labor Party, she served as a minister in the Burke, Dowding and Lawrence ministries in Western Australia, and was the first woman ever to sit in both the Western Australian Legislative Assembly and the Western Australian Legislative Council.
What was opened/inaugurated?: Footbridge

Who was that opened/inaugurated it?: K Hallahan M.L.C , S.W. Clarke J.P.

Date of the opening/inauguration?: 20th July 1989

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Website about the location: Not listed

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