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Rupert Hamer memorial
Rupert Hamer memorial
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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.

Location

Address:Spring Street, Treasury Gardens, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.813443
Long: 144.975066
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State
Monument Designer:Peter Corlett, 1999
Monument Manufacturer:Bronze - Meridian Foundry

Dedication

Front Inscription

The Hon Sir Rupert Hamer AC, KCMG, ED, MP Premier of Victoria 1972-1981

Source: MA
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