From the Maitland Mercury report:
Former Maitland councillor Ray Fairweather spent almost 20 years working at Walka Water Works, planting more than 11,000 trees and promoting it as the city’s leading tourist attraction.
The man once known as "Mr Walka" has been sitting on the sidelines listening to recent debate about what Maitland City Council should do with the historic establishment. His answer: “Leave it alone.”
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, July 6, 2016.