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Plaque commemorates the lives and works of Ruth & Maurie Crow.

During fifty years of political and social activism in Melbourne, Ruth Crow A.M. (1916 - 1999) and Maurie Crow (1915 - 1988) resourced several generations of urban campaigners, particularly during their residence in North Melbourne.

Their collection of printed material and working papers constitutes an important basis for understanding the wide variety of causes with which they were associated - from Ruth Crow`s work with women and children in Brunswick during World War Two, and Maurie`s in the Clerk`s Union, to the pioneering work they did from the 1960`s onwards in relation to public participation in urban planning, building neighbourhood communities and creating a sustainable future.

Location

Address:Gatehouse Street, Australian Native Garden, Royal Park, Parkville, 3052
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.785556
Long: 144.955556
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 16th September, 2000
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Commemorating the lives and work of Ruth and Maurie Crow. Activists in social and environmental planning. They inspired, guided and encouraged our communities in seeking to make a better world.

Source: MA
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