MT. BENAMBRA


Grid Reference EV 512598
Department DEPI
Work Depot Tallangatta
Region North East
Grading Primary
Elevation (ASL) 1480m
Height 33m (tower)
10m (cabin)
Construction Steel
Cabin size 3m x 2.4m
Public access to site Yes
In use since 19?? - 19?? (original)
1984 - (current)
CFA Region 24 - North Eastern
Above information supplied by Graham Orr
Photo supplied by Rob Caddell


The original tower was a 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).

Black and white photo from 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.


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Mt. Benambra (2002) Walkway to public
access (2002)
Living quaters (2005)

The above photos were supplied by John Cardwell


The above fotos 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

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