Red Cliffs gearing up for centenary milestone

The original Red Cliffs Post Office.

The original Red Cliffs Post Office.

WITH the Red Cliffs centenary only two years away, plans are now in place to form a committee to arrange the celebrations.

Red Cliffs began as a soldier settlement after World War I – in 1921 – with planning started when the authorities were charged with finding jobs for the returning service personal. 

Rotary Club of Red Cliffs president and Historical Society member Ian Cook said following the success of the Chaffey brothers’ settlements in Mildura and Renmark, it seemed reasonable to continue and develop the Chaffey vision. Almost 100 years later the Chaffey dream is still alive and the Red Cliffs district is “thriving”.

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