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Lennie Lower Memorial Room in Dubbo Museum is named in honour of Lennie Lower, humorist and newspaper columnist who was born in Dubbo. 

About 1928 he began working for Jack Lang's Labor Daily, and later Beckett's Budget and the Daily Guardian, finally working regularly for (Sir) Frank Packer's Australian Women's Weekly and the Daily Telegraph. Sacked by Packer in 1940 for being publicly rude about Nöel Coward, he joined Smith's Weekly for which he had written in the 1930s.

For many years Lower was acclaimed as 'Australia's funniest writer' His one novel, Here's Luck (1930), became a classic of Australian humour.
 

Location

Address:76 Wingewarra Street, Dubbo Museum, Dubbo, 2830
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.249939
Long: 148.609808
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Arts
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 1st June, 1972
Source: ADB
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