Alice Springs Civic Center - Alice Springs, NT, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben
S 23° 42.105 E 133° 52.920
53K E 386021 N 7378346
Quick Description: The plaque is attached to the wall of the Alice Springs Town Council and Civic Center on Todd Street, Alice Springs.
Location: Northern Territory, Australia
Date Posted: 12/31/2014 2:35:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMN5TD
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member coisos
Views: 1

Long Description:
The inscription reads:

"This plaque commemorates the official opening of the redeveloped Alice Springs Civic Centre by Her WORSHIP THE MAYOR FRAN KILGARIFF on Saturday 1 July 2006

"Alice Springs is the third largest town in the Northern Territory, Australia. Popularly known as "the Alice" or simply "Alice", Alice Springs is situated in the geographic centre of Australia near the southern border of the Northern Territory." (visit link)

Alice Springs Civic Centre was opened by the then Chief Minister of the Northern Territory, Paul Everingham, in March 1980. Built from a design by local architect, Andrew McPhee, the foundation stone was laid by the then Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Fraser in March, 1979. The buildings comprise the administration offices, council chambers, civic reception centre, library and public ablution block. (visit link)

Fran Kilgariff is the daughter of Bernie Kilgariff (1923 – 2010), an Australian politician who was one of the founders of the Country Liberal Party and served as a member of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly which included a stint as Deputy Majority Leader before being elected to the Australian Senate. She has been the Mayor of Alice Springs Town Council from May 2000 to March 2008 and she also ran as a Labor Party candidate in the 2005 Northern Territory general election. She is now general manager of operations for Ninti One Limited. (visit link)
What was opened/inaugurated?: Alice Springs Civic Center

Who was that opened/inaugurated it?: Mayor Fran Kilgariff

Date of the opening/inauguration?: 1 July 2006

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