From the Maitland Mercury report:Walka Water Works has been a part of Ray Fairweather’s life since the early 1980s but he never expected a section of it would be named after him.
The Maitland councillor was humbled when a park within the recreation area was given his name in a ceremony on the weekend.
“It’s a tremendous place, I still receive letters from people saying how beautiful and relaxing it is,” he said. “I get great enjoyment out of working at Walka and I appreciate this honour very much.”
Full article by Belinda-Jane Davis available at Maitland Mercury, 16 July, 2012.