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Marjorie Timbery Commemorative Plaque : March 2014
Marjorie Timbery Commemorative Plaque : March 2014

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

Commemorative plaque to Marjorie Timbery, a lifelong resident of La Perouse who sold boomerangs on Sundays. The plaque commemorates her work as an ambassador for the Aboriginal community. Marjorie was regarded as one of the weekend attractions of the area and the plaque was placed on the exact spot where she stood selling boomerangs every Sunday.

Location

Address:ANZAC Parade, La Perouse, 2036
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.988757
Long: 151.233224
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 20th August, 1995
Front Inscription

MARJORIE TIMBERY
1912 -1994

This plaque is dedicated to Marjorie Timbery, a tireless advocate of co-operation and respect between communities of all races and creeds. Throughout her life, Marjorie embraced reconciliation as an ideal worth striving for above all else. Marjorie was an energetic worker for peace. Her patience and optimism made her an outstanding ambassador for the Aboriginal community and an influential activist for their cause.

The Marjorie Timbery Commemorative Plaque
was officially opened by
The Mayor of the City of Randwick
COUNCILLOR CHRIS BASTIC
on
Sunday, 20th August, 1995

 

A.V. Burgess General Manager

Source: MA
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