Saddleback Mountain Viewing Platform. Illawarra. NSW. Australia.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua
S 34° 41.890 E 150° 47.615
56H E 297906 N 6158212
Quick Description: A viewing platform on Saddleback Mountain was officially opened on 15th December 2001 by the Mayor of Kiama and the State Member of Parliament.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 5/3/2013 2:39:50 PM
Waymark Code: WMH0TR
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member coisos
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Long Description:
THE LOCATION: This stunning viewpoint has amazing 180-degree views of the Illawarra coastline, situated on Saddleback Mountain in the ranges behind Kiama. A plaque on the specially built cantilevered platform states that the viewing platform was officially opened on 15th December 2001 by the Mayor of Kiama Councillor Mrs Sandra McCarthy and the State Member for Kiama Mr Mathew Brown MP.

THE OPENING PLAQUE: The polished steel plaque inscription reads:
SADDLEBACK MOUNTAIN VIEWING PLATFORM
The Saddleback Mountain Viewing Platform
was officially opened by the Mayor of Kiama
Councillor Mrs Sandra McCarthy and the State
Member for Kiama Mr Matthew Brown MP on
15th December 2001

THE PEOPLE:
FORMER mayor Sandra McCarthy's long service to the Kiama municipality has earned her the title of Emeritus Mayor. (visit link)

Matthew Brown was an Australian politician, elected as a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Kiama between 1999 and 2011. (visit link)

Access: From Kiama via Saddleback Mountain Road and Hoddles Road. Hoddles Road is a little steep, but there is ample parking area and turning space up Hoddles Road at the Lookout.
What was opened/inaugurated?: Saddleback Mountain Viewing Platform.

Who was that opened/inaugurated it?: Mayor of Kiama Councillor Mrs Sandra McCarthy and the State Member for Kiama Mr Mathew Brown MP.

Date of the opening/inauguration?: 15th December 2001

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