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A plaque commemorates the opening of Paul Keating Park, named in honour of Paul Keating, a former Prime Minister of Australia. Paul Keating was born and raised in Bankstown and held the Federal seat of Blaxland for 27 years. 

Paul John Keating (born 18 January 1944) is an Australian politican who was the 24th Prime Minister of Australia and the Leader of the Labour Party from 1991 to 1996. Born in a working-class Sydney suburb and having left school at 15, Keating was first elected to the House of Representatives at 25, winning the seat of Blaxland in 1969.


Address:The Mall, Paul Keating Park, On Phoenix Sculpture, Bankstown, 2200
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.915909
Long: 151.035389
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Federal


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 13th June, 2000
Front Inscription
"Paul Keating Park"
was officially opened on
13 June 2000
by the Mayor of Bankstown Councillor Ian Stromberg
in honour of
The Hon. Paul Keating
Prime Minister of Australia 1991-1996
Born and raised in Bankstown
Represented Bankstown in the Federal Seat of Blaxland
For 27 years

Richard Colley         Clr Ian Stromborg
General Manager          Mayor

City of Progress
(List of Councillors) 
Source: MA
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