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Albert Vine : 12-August-2012
Albert Vine : 12-August-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Sundial commemorates the service of Councillor Albert Vine. Albert Vine was a councillor from 1926-1934. He was also Mayor of Camberwell in 1940/41 and a councillor from 1937-1944.

A drinking fountain erected in the Read Gardens formerly known as the Broadway Gardens Camberwell in recognition of the services of Mr F F Read a former councillor, was unveiled yesterday afternoon by the mayor (Councillor Mr A. McK Hislop), in the presence of members of the council and citizens. The fountain was built as a result of public subscription. Mr Read was a member of the council from 1905 to 1934 and was mayor on three occasions. Later in the afternoon, at the Surrey Gardens the mayor unveiled a sundial elected in recognition of the services of Mr A. E. Vine, a former councillor, who served in the council from 1926 until 1934.
Argus (Melbourne), 1 April 1935.


Address:Union Road, Surrey Gardens , Surrey Hills, 3127
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.826667
Long: 145.096381
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local
Approx. Event Start Date:1926
Approx. Event End Date:1934


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 31st March, 1935
Front Inscription

Erected By The
Citizens Of
In Recognition Of
Devoted Service
To The City By
Albert Ernest Vine
Councillor 1926 - 1934 

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au