Historical information

The Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works (now Melbourne Water) was established in 1891. From that time, as part of their work laying water and sewerage connections, they created detailed plans of houses and other buildings in the Melbourne metropolitan area. In 1956 it acquired powers to construct and maintain highways and bridges, protect and improve the foreshores and create and maintain parks within the metropolitan region. This Interim development order comprises part of the municipalities of Brighton, Moorabbin and Sandringham and was made on 20 October 1959.

Physical description

Print. The coloured map shows planning and municipal boundaries, rural, village and residential zones, businesses, industry, transportation. It also shows open spaces, public purposes (eg, hospitals, schools, local government), railways, roads, cemeteries and waterways.