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Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works

Index Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works

The Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works (M.M.B.W.) was a public utility board in Melbourne, Australia, set up to provide water supply, sewerage and sewage treatment functions for the city. [1]

43 relations: Alexander Cameron (tramways administrator), Alfred Ozanne, Auckland Regional Council, Austral Otis, Australian Skeptics, Barwon Sewer Aqueduct, Bill Sewart, Box Hill, Victoria, Bruce Day (engineer), Cave Clan, City Loop, Cocoroc, Victoria, Country Roads Board, Edgewater Towers, Edmund Gerald FitzGibbon, Glass Creek, Hector Hercules Bell, Jack Quinn (footballer, born 1874), James Styles, Jolimont Yard, La Trobe University, Langlands foundry, Leonard Edward Bishop Stretton, Les Coleman (politician), Maroondah Dam, Melbourne Water, Metrol, Mount Evelyn Aqueduct Walk, Pipemakers Park, Proposed Melbourne rail extensions, Reg Macey, Royal Parade, Melbourne, Spotswood sewer tunnel, Timeline of Melbourne history, Tullamarine Freeway, W. G. T. Goodman, Walhalla Goldfields Railway, Western Treatment Plant, William Davidson (engineer), William Pitt (architect), William Thwaites (engineer), Willinda Park, 1969 Melbourne Transportation Plan.

Alexander Cameron (tramways administrator)

Alexander Cameron (5 August 1864 – 23 February 1940) was a lawyer, local councillor, and tramways administrator.

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Alfred Ozanne

Alfred Thomas Montgomery Madden Ozanne (1877 – 27 May 1961) was an Australian politician.

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Auckland Regional Council

The Auckland Regional Council (ARC) was the regional council (one of the former local government authorities) of the Auckland Region.

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Austral Otis

Austral Otis was a Melbourne engineering works established in 1887, on site of former Langlands foundry in Grant Street South Melbourne.

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Australian Skeptics

Australian Skeptics is a loose confederation of like-minded organisations across Australia that began in 1980.

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Barwon Sewer Aqueduct

The Barwon Sewer Aqueduct is a heritage-listed aqueduct across the Barwon River at Goat Island, Breakwater, Victoria, Australia.

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Bill Sewart

William Isaac "Bill" Sewart (12 November 1881 – 13 December 1928) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Essendon in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

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Box Hill, Victoria

Box Hill is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, east of Melbourne's Central Business District.

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Bruce Day (engineer)

Hubert Bruce Day (8 December 1927 – 5 December 2015) was an Australian structural engineer, who undertook bridge design works for the MMBW and CRB in Melbourne, Australia from the 1950s to 1980s.

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Cave Clan

The Cave Clan is a primarily Australian group dedicated to urban exploration.

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City Loop

The City Loop (originally called the Melbourne Underground Rail Loop or MURL) is a mostly-underground, partly surface-level and partly elevated subway and rail system around the central business district of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Cocoroc, Victoria

Cocoroc is a rural locality in Victoria, Australia, 44 km south-west of Melbourne's central business district.

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Country Roads Board

The Country Roads Board (CRB) was the government authority responsible for the construction and maintenance of main roads in the State of Victoria, Australia between 1913 and 1983.

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Edgewater Towers

Edgewater Towers is a high rise apartment block located in Melbourne, Australia.

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Edmund Gerald FitzGibbon

Edmund Gerald Fitz Gibbon, CMG, (1 November 1825 – 12 December 1905) was a barrister and Town clerk of Melbourne.

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Glass Creek

Glass Creek is a waterway flowing through the inner-eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

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Hector Hercules Bell

Hector Hercules Bell CBE (1 December 1876 – 12 November 1964) was an Australian contractor, municipal councillor, and tramway administrator.

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Jack Quinn (footballer, born 1874)

John James "Jack" Quinn (28 September 1874 – 11 December 1918) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Geelong in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

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James Styles

James Styles (3 July 1841 – 4 February 1913) was an English-born Australian politician.

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Jolimont Yard

Jolimont Yard was an array of railway lines and carriage sidings on the edge of the central business district of Melbourne, Australia.

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La Trobe University

La Trobe University is an Australian, multi-campus, public research university with its flagship campus located in the Melbourne suburb of Bundoora.

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Langlands foundry

Langlands foundry was Melbourne's first foundry and iron shipbuilder (1842–97).

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Leonard Edward Bishop Stretton

Leonard Edward Bishop (Len) Stretton was a notable Judge and Royal Commissioner in the State of Victoria, Australia.

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Les Coleman (politician)

Patrick Leslie "Les" Coleman (21 January 1895 – 6 October 1974), Australian politician, was a member of the Victorian Legislative Council for Melbourne West Province representing the Australian Labor Party from October 1943 until March 1955.

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Maroondah Dam

The Maroondah Dam is a rock foundation concrete gravity dam with an uncontrolled rock chute spillway across the Watts River, located in the Central region of the Australian state of Victoria.

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Melbourne Water

Melbourne Water is a government owned statutory authority that controls much of the water system in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia including the reservoirs, and the sewerage and drainage system that services the city.

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Metrol

Metrol is the central control centre of the Melbourne suburban rail network.

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Mount Evelyn Aqueduct Walk

The Mount Evelyn Aqueduct Walk uses part of the Mount Evelyn Aqueduct which once cut the town of Mount Evelyn in two.

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Pipemakers Park

Pipemakers Park is located in the inner western suburbs of Melbourne in the city of Maribyrnong, on the western bank of the Maribyrnong River near Highpoint Shopping Centre.

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Proposed Melbourne rail extensions

Several proposals have been put forward by various groups to expand the Melbourne rail network—proposals for additional rail lines, extensions to existing lines, as well as electrification to existing lines and new stations on existing lines.

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Reg Macey

Reg Macey (born 9 December 1936) is a former Australian politician.

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Royal Parade, Melbourne

Royal Parade is a major urban road in Victoria, Australia, linking Melbourne City to Brunswick and the northern suburbs.

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Spotswood sewer tunnel

The Spotswood sewer tunnel is a sanitary sewer tunnel in Melbourne, Victoria.

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Timeline of Melbourne history

This is a timeline of major events in the history of the city of Melbourne, Australia.

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Tullamarine Freeway

The Tullamarine Freeway (commonly referred to as The Tulla), is a major urban freeway in Melbourne, linking Melbourne Airport to the Melbourne City Centre.

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W. G. T. Goodman

Sir William George Toop Goodman KBE MICE MIEE MIEAust (14 March 1872 – 4 February 1961), until his knighthood invariably referred to as "W.G.T. Goodman", was an engineer and administrator who supervised the installation of New Zealand's first electric tramway and went on to oversee the foundation and growth of the Municipal Tramways Trust in Adelaide, South Australia.

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Walhalla Goldfields Railway

The Walhalla Goldfields Railway is a narrow gauge tourist railway located in the Thomson River and Stringers Creek valleys in Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, near the former gold-mining town and tourist destination of Walhalla.

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Western Treatment Plant

The Western Treatment Plant (formerly the Metropolitan Sewage Farm or, more commonly, the Werribee Sewage Farm) of Melbourne Water, is a sewage treatment plant in Cocoroc, Victoria, Australia, west of Melbourne’s central business district, on the coast of Port Phillip Bay.

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William Davidson (engineer)

William Davidson (1844–1920), was an Australian civil engineer, who headed the Melbourne Water Supply department, and was responsible for important improvements to Melbourne's water supply system during sustained periods of drought.

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William Pitt (architect)

William Pitt (4 June 1855 – 25 May 1918) was an Australian architect and politician.

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William Thwaites (engineer)

William Thwaites (1853–1907) was a civil engineer working in Melbourne, Australia in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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Willinda Park

Willinda Park, Greensborough is located at the end of Nell Street, Greensborough and is maintained by the City of Banyule and the Willinda Park Committee of Management.

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1969 Melbourne Transportation Plan

The 1969 Melbourne Transportation Plan was a road and rail transport plan for Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia, instituted by Henry Bolte's state government.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melbourne_and_Metropolitan_Board_of_Works

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