14. October 2018 - 10:00 till 17:00

Meckering Earthquake: Commemorating 50 Years, Australia, Sunday, 14. October 2018

At 10.59am on 14 October 1968, the town of Meckering was destroyed by a 6.5 magnitude earthquake. The Meckering earthquake remains one of the most significant in Australian history in terms of the damage to infrastructure and the subsequent cultural upheaval.
Sunday October 14, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Meckering earthquake. To commemorate this significant occasion, the town of Meckering will host a gala dinner on the evening of Saturday 13 October 2018 and a festival type event on Sunday 14 October.
The Meckering Earthquake 50th Anniversary Commemorative Event will provide a festival like atmosphere with market stalls, food and beverage for purchase and family friendly entertainment and attractions.

Meckering Earthquake: Commemorating 50 Years

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