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The John Herbert Memorial Vista commemorates the State Member for Sherwood from 1956 to 1978, John Herbert.  He was an active member of the local community and had a long association with the National Trust of Queensland.


Address:Dewar Terrace, Sherwood, 4075
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.532454
Long: 152.977441
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1979
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John Herbert Memorial Vista

This Memorial Vista is in honour of John Herbert, State Member for Sherwood from 1956 until a few months prior to his death in 1978 aged 53 years. 

John Herbert was a Cabinet Minister for 13 years with portfolios including Labour and Industry, Community and Welfare Services, Tourism and Sport and Prisons. 

John Herbert was a very active member of the community having a close association with the many sporting, youth and church groups in the Sherwood area. 

This Memorial Vista was developed with the assistance of the Lions Club of Brisbane - Sherwood between 1979 and 1984. 

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