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18-November-2014
18-November-2014

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson
Park established in memory of State Labour member Kevin Hooper who was a resident of Inala. 

Kevin Joseph (Kev) Hooper, (9 July 1928 – 9 March 1984), was an Australian politician representing the Labour Party. He was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland for the Electoral district of Archerfield from 1972 till his death in 1984.

Nicknamed `Big Vinnie' after a notorious Mafia informant, he was known for championing the cause of the underdog and also was outspoken in his attacks on illegal prostitution, drugs, gambling, and white collar crime.

Location

Address:Lavender Street, Inala , 4077
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.591665
Long: 152.973917
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State
Link:http://adb.anu.edu.au/

Dedication

Front Inscription
Kev Hooper Memorial Park
Source: MA , ADB
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