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Russell Dumas

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Sir Russell John Dumas KBE, CMG (17 January 1887 – 10 August 1975) was a public servant and engineer who led several large works projects in Western Australia. [1]

45 relations: Albany, Western Australia, Australian Dictionary of Biography, Bachelor of Engineering, Barracks Arch, Canning River (Western Australia), Charles Court, Charles Dumas (newspaperman), Churchman Brook Dam, Civil service, Collie, Western Australia, Commemorative plaque, Dam, Dumas House, Engineers Australia, First Australian Imperial Force, French Australians, Harvey, Western Australia, Irrigation, Kwinana Beach, Western Australia, Lloyd Dumas, Melbourne University Publishing, Mount Barker, South Australia, Mundaring Weir, Naracoorte, South Australia, Oil refinery, Ord River, Order of St Michael and St George, Order of the British Empire, Perth, Peter Nicol Russell, Prince Alfred College, Public Works Department (Western Australia), Rolling (metalworking), St Georges Terrace, The Canberra Times, The Courier (Mount Barker), University of Adelaide, University of Western Australia, Waroona, Western Australia, WAY 79, Weir, Weld Club, Wellington Dam Hydro Power Station, Western Front (World War I), Wheatbelt (Western Australia).

Albany, Western Australia

Albany is a port city in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, 418 km SE of Perth, the state capital.

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Australian Dictionary of Biography

The Australian Dictionary of Biography (ADB or AuDB) is a national co-operative enterprise founded and maintained by the Australian National University (ANU) to produce authoritative biographical articles on eminent people in Australia's history.

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Bachelor of Engineering

The Bachelor of Engineering, abbreviated as B.E., B.Eng., or B.A.I. (in Latin form) is a first professional undergraduate academic degree awarded to a student after four to five years of studying engineering at an accredited university.

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Barracks Arch

The Barracks Arch is located on the corner of Malcolm and Elder Streets, at the western end of St Georges Terrace in Perth, Western Australia.

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Canning River (Western Australia)

The Canning River (Djarlgarra in Nyungar) is a major tributary of the Swan River in south western Western Australia.

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Charles Court

Sir Charles Walter Michael Court, (29 September 1911 – 22 December 2007) was a Western Australian politician, and the 21st Premier of Western Australia from 1974 to 1982.

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Charles Dumas (newspaperman)

Charles Morris Russell Dumas (1851 – 19 February 1935), generally referred to as Charles M. R. Dumas, was a South Australian newspaper proprietor and politician.

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Churchman Brook Dam

Churchman Brook Dam is an earthfill embankment dam approximately south east of Perth, Western Australia in the City of Armadale.

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Civil service

The civil service is independent of government and composed mainly of career bureaucrats hired on professional merit rather than appointed or elected, whose institutional tenure typically survives transitions of political leadership.

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Collie, Western Australia

Collie is a town in the South West region of Western Australia, south of the state capital, Perth, and inland from the regional city and port of Bunbury.

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Commemorative plaque

A commemorative plaque, or simply plaque, or in other places referred to as a historical marker or historic plaque, is a plate of metal, ceramic, stone, wood, or other material, typically attached to a wall, stone, or other vertical surface, and bearing text or an image in relief, or both, to commemorate one or more persons, an event, a former use of the place, or some other thing.

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A dam is a barrier that stops or restricts the flow of water or underground streams.

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Dumas House

Dumas House is a fourteen storey office building constructed in Perth, Western Australia during the 1960s.

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Engineers Australia

The Institution of Engineers Australia, often shortened to IEAust and/or trading as Engineers Australia (EA), is a professional body and not-for-profit organisation dedicated to being the national forum for the advancement of the engineering field within Australia and a member of Washington Accord.

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First Australian Imperial Force

The First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) was the main expeditionary force of the Australian Army during World War I. It was formed on 15 August 1914, following Britain's declaration of war on Germany, initially with a strength of one infantry division and one light horse brigade.

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French Australians

French Australians (Franco-Australiens), some of whom refer to themselves as Huguenots, are Australian citizens or residents of French ancestry, or French-born people who reside in Australia.

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Harvey, Western Australia

Harvey is a town located in the South West of Western Australia along the South Western Highway, 140 km south of Perth, between Pinjarra and Bunbury.

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Irrigation is the application of controlled amounts of water to plants at needed intervals.

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Kwinana Beach, Western Australia

Kwinana Beach is an industrial suburb of Perth, Western Australia within the City of Kwinana.

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Lloyd Dumas

Sir Frederick Lloyd Dumas (15 July 1891 – 24 June 1973), generally known as "Lloyd Dumas" or "F.

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Melbourne University Publishing

Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) is the book publishing arm of the University of Melbourne.

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Mount Barker, South Australia

Mount Barker is a town in South Australia.

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Mundaring Weir

Mundaring Weir is a dam (and historically the adjoining locality) located from Perth, Western Australia in the Darling Scarp.

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Naracoorte, South Australia

Naracoorte is a town in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia, approximately 336 kilometres south-east of Adelaide and 100 kilometres north of Mount Gambier on the Riddoch Highway (A66).

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Oil refinery

Oil refinery or petroleum refinery is an industrial process plant where crude oil is transformed and refined into more useful products such as petroleum naphtha, gasoline, diesel fuel, asphalt base, heating oil, kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas, jet fuel and fuel oils.

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Ord River

The Ord River is a long river in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

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Order of St Michael and St George

The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George is a British order of chivalry founded on 28 April 1818 by George, Prince Regent, later King George IV, while he was acting as regent for his father, King George III.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.

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Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia.

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Peter Nicol Russell

Sir Peter Nicol Russell (4 July 1816 – 10 July 1905) was an Australian foundry owner, manufacturing engineer, philanthropist and university benefactor.

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Prince Alfred College

Prince Alfred College (also referred to as PAC, Princes, or in sporting circles, The Reds) is a private independent, day and boarding school for boys, located on Dequetteville Terrace, Kent Town – near the centre of Adelaide, South Australia.

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Public Works Department (Western Australia)

The Public Works Department (PWD) was the State Government Agency of Western Australia, which was charged with providing and maintaining public infrastructure such as dams, water supplies, schools, hospitals, harbours and other public buildings.

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Rolling (metalworking)

In metalworking, rolling is a metal forming process in which metal stock is passed through one or more pairs of rolls to reduce the thickness and to make the thickness uniform.

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St Georges Terrace

St Georges Terrace is the main street in the city of Perth, Western Australia.

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The Canberra Times

The Canberra Times is a daily newspaper, published by Fairfax Media in Canberra.

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The Courier (Mount Barker)

The Courier is a weekly newspaper published in Mount Barker, South Australia.

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University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide (informally Adelaide University) is a public university located in Adelaide, South Australia.

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University of Western Australia

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is a public research university in the Australian state of Western Australia.

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Waroona, Western Australia

Waroona is a town located in the Peel region of Western Australia along the South Western Highway, between Pinjarra and Harvey.

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WAY 79

WAY 79, also referred to as WAY '79 and WAY 1979, was the official 1979 sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) celebration of the European colonisation of Western Australia.

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A weir or low head dam is a barrier across the horizontal width of a river that alters the flow characteristics of water and usually results in a change in the height of the river level.

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Weld Club

The Weld Club is a gentlemen's club in Perth, Western Australia, founded in 1871 by members of the establishment of Perth.

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Wellington Dam Hydro Power Station

Wellington Dam Hydro Power Station is a hydroelectric power station near Collie, Western Australia.

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Western Front (World War I)

The Western Front was the main theatre of war during the First World War.

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Wheatbelt (Western Australia)

The Wheatbelt is one of the nine regions of Western Australia.

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