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Comememorates the former Premier of Victoria.
Sir Rupert Hamer was a progressive Liberal credited with modernising his party and Victorian politics during nine years as premier. A former Rat of Tobruk who fought in some of the great battles of World War Two, Sir Rupert entered Parliament in 1958, became a minister in 1962 and succeeded Sir Henry Bolte as premier in 1972.
He never lost an election before retiring in 1981.
|Address:||Spring Street, Treasury Gardens, Melbourne, 3000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.813443|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Sub-Theme:||Government - State|
|Monument Designer:||Peter Corlett, 1999|
|Monument Manufacturer:||Bronze - Meridian Foundry|
The Hon Sir Rupert Hamer AC, KCMG, ED, MP Premier of Victoria 1972-1981