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25th March 2019
Reference:   62839
Placename:   Wards River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 4th December 1970
LGA:   Great Lakes
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -32 10 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   152 00 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -32 09 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   152 00 04
Topographic Map:   Warranulla
1:100000 Map:   Dungog 9233
Parish:   Grant
County:   Gloucester
Description:   A mostly perennial stream rising about 6 km south of Waukivory. It flows generally west and south for about 21 km into Mammy Johnsons River.
Origin:   Wards River was named by Robert Dawson, agent of the Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) in February 1826. It was named after William Ward a member of the first Court of Directors, AACo. (John Atchison memo March 1993)
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