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1986 marked the 150th anniversary of the colonisation of South Australia. To commemorate the sesquicentenary, the Jubilee 150 Board decided to honour a selection of people who had made a significant contribution to the community or gained national and international recognition for their work. It created a Jubilee 150 Walk of 150 bronze plaques set in the footpath of North Terrace.

A pastoralist who built an empire on sheep and cattle runs, Peter Waite was also a major philanthropist.

Read more about Peter Waite here.

J150 Plaque

Peter Waite

1834-1922

Pastoralist and philanthropist

Sponsor: His descendants

By History SA

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