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Plaque commemorates the labour leader and trades union pioneer who lived at Spring Hill near Creswick as a boy.

William Guthrie Spence (7 August 1846 – 13 December 1926), Australian trade union leader and politician, played a leading role in the formation of both Australia's largest union, the Australian Workers' Union, and the Australian Labor Party.

Location

Address:70 Albert Street, Old Council Chambers, Creswick, 3363
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.424019
Long: 143.894864
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Humanitarian
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…
Source: VMR,MA,ADB
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