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James Scullin
James Scullin

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James Scullin became Australia`s first Catholic prime minister, and the first native-born Labor prime minister.

An Australian nationalist, he preferred unification to the Federal system. He was a strong supporter of the White Australia policy and of high protection for manufacturing industries.

Location

Address:College Crescent , Melbourne General Cemetery, Parkville, 3052
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.79
Long: 144.949722
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

JAMES HENRY SCULLIN P.C. PRIME MINISTER OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA OCTOBER 1929 - JANUARY 1932 BELOVED HUSBAND OF SARAH MARIA DIED 28-1-1953 AGED 76 YEARS. REQUIESCAT IN PACE

"JUSTICE AND HUMANITY DEMAND INTERFERENCE WHENEVER THE WEAK ARE BEING CRUSHED BY THE STRONG"

J.H.S.ERECTED BY THE FEDERAL EXECUTIVE OF THE A.L.P. FEDERAL PARLIAMENTARY LABOR PARTY AND A.C.T.U. ON BEHALF OF THE LABOR MOVEMENT OF AUSTRALIA.

Source: MA,ADB
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