Photograph 7495358
The Tasmanian Hydro Electric Commission employs 1150 migrant workers among its construction force of 2000 men. Since WWII, the Commission has engaged some 5000 migrant workers to help in a programme of power development in the Central Tasmanian Plateau and Derwent River System. This programme has increased generating capacity from 221000 to nearly 700000 hp. in nine stations. Finished Tungatinah powerhouse on the Nive River. The installed capacity of the station is 125000 kilowatts

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A12111, 1/1958/16/140
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