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A tree commemorates a local boy, Philip Collier, who later became Premier of Western Australia from 1924 to 1930, and 1933 to 1936. The tree was planted in 1985 to commemorate Parliamentary Week in Western Australia. 

Philip Collier (21 April 1873 – 18 October 1948) was Premier of Western Australia for nine years, the longest ever term for an Australian Labor Party premier.

 

Location

Address:Eastville & Shellbourne Roads, Former Primary School, Eastville, 3463
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.871828
Long: 143.961391
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State
Link: http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonl…

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:October-1985
Front Inscription

This tree was planted to honour Hon. Philip Collier, Premier, Western Australia 1924-1930, 1933-1936, who attended school in this district. Commemorating Parliamentary Week in Western Australia Oct. 1985.

Sponsor: Alcoa of Australia

Source: VMR,RHSV, ADB
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