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A monument commemorates Gerry Peacocke, a former solicitor and politician.
Gerald Peacocke (1931 – 2013) was an Australian politician, elected as a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly.
A solicitor by profession, and a former city councillor, Gerry Peacocke was elected the National Party of Australia member for Dubbo, in 1981. He served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for 17 years, before returning to local government, serving one term as Mayor of Dubbo.
Mr Peacocke was a alderman in the Dubbo City Council from 1969 to 1976 before becoming a state member in the Country (now known as the Nationals) Party for 18 years.
He spent five more years in council where he was mayor for a part, but was most known for introducing the current Local Government Act 1993 which had not been updated since 1919.
|Address:||Brisbane Street, Median strip in front of Court House, Dubbo, 2830|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.246282|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Sub-Theme:||Government - State|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 26th September, 2014|
In memory of
2 June 1931 - 23 May 2013
Solicitor, Dubbo City Mayor, State Member For
Dubbo And Gentlemen
Orana Law Society Inc.