Park Name


WK ( Wal ) Mathison


Wal and Marion Mathison


Mathison Park was named in honour of Mr WK (Wal) Mathison, the Morwell Shire secretary from 1947 – 1962, “a time when significant development associated with the State Electricity Commission was occurring within the Shire”

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Sir Herbert Hyland


Lake Hyland, part of Mathison Park was named in honour of Sir Herbert (John Thornhill) Hyland MLA for Morwell and chairman Latrobe Valley Development Advisory committee 1949-1953; 


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