Above information supplied by Graham Orr
||3m x 2.4m
||Public access to site
||In use since
||1961/62 - 19?? (original)
1984 - (current)
||24 - North Eastern
Photo supplied by Rob Caddell
The original tower was a 8'x8' cabin placed on a rock.
The tower was built to help with communication between Melbourne and Sydney. Tourist have access to the viewing platform just under the cabin.
Above information supplied by Graeme Swinton (Mt. Granya).
The tower cabin is mentioned in notes supplied by David Bannear in the years 1963, 1966, 1968 and 1969
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||Black and white photo (1961) of the hut near Mt. Benambra tower. Photo found in notes supplied by David Bannear.
The hut burned down in the 2003 Alpine fires and the new hut was ready in early 2005.
||The photos were supplied by John Cardwell, long time FLO.
|Mt. Benambra (2002)
||Walkway to public
|Living quaters (2005)
The photos above were taken on the FLO get-together in May 2012. The tower, cabin, hut and the view (Lake Dartmouth) from the hut verandah. Supplied by Andre Belterman
Mt. Benambra had it's cabin replaced in 2014
|The photos above above were taken & supplied by John Cardwell, long time FLO. The first 3 photos were taken in July 2013. The next two were taken in November 2014, showing the new cabin with the walkway and the last one was taken in 2015 durng the installation of the new solar panels. John unfortunately passed away in Oct 2019 whilst on holiday in Queensland. |
||The photos (Feb 2020) were taken & supplied by Joanne Bell, the new FLO.
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