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Bust commemorates John Curtin, Australian Prime Minister from 1941-1945, who lived in Cottesloe.

Curtin moved to Cottesloe near Perth in 1917 to become an editor for the Westralian Worker, the official trade union newspaper.  He joined the Australian Journalists' Association in 1917 and was elected Western Australian President in 1920. He wore his AJA badge (WA membership #56) every day he was Prime Minister.

 

Location

Address:109 Broome Street, Cottesloe Civic Centre, Cottesloe, 6011
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.993799
Long: 115.755935
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 15th August, 1970
Source: MA, ADB
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