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The reserve commemorates John Mathwin for his services to the cities of Brighton and Holdfast Bay.

John Mathwin OAM (1919 - 2004) was an Australian politician. He was the Liberal member for Glenelg in the South Australian House of Assembly from 1970 until his defeat in 1985.


Address:Lipson Avenue, John Mathwin Reserve, Seacliff, 5049
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.038942
Long: 138.523256
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 11th November, 2001
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City of Holdfast Bay

John Mathwin Reserve

In recognition of his dedicated service to the Cities of Brighton and Holdfast Bay this reserve was officially opened by His Worship Mayor Brian J  Nadilo J.P. on 11 November 2001

Jon Deakin             Pat Macaskill
Sandra Deakin       John Mathwin J.P.
Peter Dixon J.P.      Alan Norton
Rod Edwards          Ken Rollond
Peter Holt                Dariusz Swiderczuk J.P.
Cherry Lush             Raelene Telfer J.P
Brian J Nadilo J. P.   Mayor

Stephen R Gawler    Chief Executive Officer

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