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John Cain Memorial
John Cain Memorial
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Commemorates John Cain Junior, a former Premier of Victoria.   John Cain Junior, Rupert Hamer, Henry Bolte and Albert Dunstan were all post-World War Two era former Victorian Premiers and all had served more than 3,000 days in office.

John Cain (born 26 April 1931), Australian Labor Party politician, was the 41st Premier of Victoria, holding office from 1982 to 1990. During his time as Premier, changes were enforced to the practices of various institutions in Melbourne which discriminated against women, while other reforms were introduced such as libearlized shop trading hours and liquor laws, equal opportunity initiatives, and occupational health and safety legislation.


Address:Spring Street, Treasury Gardens, Melbourne, 3000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.813443
Long: 144.975066
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State
Monument Designer:Peter Corlett, 1999
Monument Manufacturer:Bronze - Meridian Foundry


Front Inscription

The Hon John Cain MP Premier of Victoria 1982-1990

Source: MA,ADB
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