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A bust commemorates Australia’s longest serving Prime Minister.   Robert Menzies entered federal politics in 1934, representing the United Australia Party (UAP) in the Melbourne electorate of Kooyong of which Kew is part.  

Location

Address:Civic Drive, Petrie Square, Kew, 3101
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.807842
Long: 145.034836
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Federal
Monument Designer:Victor Edward Greenhalgh

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 15th July, 2007
Front Inscription

Sir Robert Menzies, KT, AK
1894 - 1978

Member for Kooyong
1934 - 1966
Prime Minister
1939 - 1941 and 1949 - 1966

Inscription in Proximity

Sir Robert Menzies, KT, AK Commemorative Bust

Donated by the Hon. Peter Costello MP

Unveiled by the Mayor, Councillor Phillip Healey and Mrs Heather Henderson daughter of Sir RObert Menzies on Sunday, 15 July 2007

Councillors :

Phillip Healey (Mayor and Ward Councillor), Meredith Butler, Mary Halikias-Byrnes, Heinz Kreutz, Dick Menting, Coral Ross, Luke Tobin, Micholas Tragas, Jack Wegman and Lachlan Williams

Source: MA
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