The progress towards having the statue in place at Portsea is under way.
Previous reports have indicated that there have been several rounds of work on the preparation for casting the statue. This is now nearing the final stages with the pouring to take place shortly.
Work has also begun at Portsea to build the footings for the statue. The photos below show :
- Top row – Dedication 1967, Site for statue cleaned by Parks Victoria 2020
- Bottom row – Headstone Coy commenced Siteworks 3 Dec 2020, Headstone Siteworks 4 Dec
Work will continue to finish the footings and then once the statue arrives, it will be mounted. Timeframes depend on current pandemic restrictions.