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John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library
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Places, buildings, events, etc commemorating John Curtin's prime ministership

(Period in Office 7 October 1941 to 5 July 1945)

Australia

Souvenir Stamp Sheets

To mark the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two in 1995, Australia Post commemorated Australia's five WWII prime ministers.

Australia's Wartime Prime Ministers. First day of issue envelope.

To mark the 60th anniversary of the death of Prime Minister John Curtin on 5 July 2005, Australia Post issued limited edition stamp sheets. The design of the stamp sheets includes an official portrait of Curtin plus a relaxed image of the prime minister against the Australian flag. Only 400 numbered sheets were produced.

image of souvenir stamp sheet marking the 6oth anniversary of the death of PM John Curtin


Western Australia

Curtin Avenue, Cottesloe


Curtin Ave, Cottesloe

John Curtin College of the Arts, Fremantle

John Curtin College of the Arts, Fremantle

Curtin House, Beaufort St, Perth


Curtin House, Perth

Curtin University, Bentley


Curtin University of Technology

John Curtin Centre, Curtin University, Bentley


John Curtin Centre, Bentley

John Curtin Gallery, Curtin University, Bentley

John Curtin Gallery, Bentley

John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library, Curtin University, Bentley

John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library

John Curtin Bust, Cottesloe Civic Centre. Sculptor Peter Gelencser


John Curtin bust, Cottesloe

Set of 3 bronzes of John Curtin, JCPML. Sculptor Peter Latona


Set of 3 bronzes of John Curtin by Peter Latona, 2004
John Curtin statue, situated near Fremantle Town Hall. The statue was commissioned as part of the celebration of WA's 175th Anniversary year.

John Curtin statue, situated near the Fremantle Town Hall
Photograph courtesy Wikipedia

John Curtin Memorial Lectures (Australian Labor Party, WA)

JCPML Anniversary Lectures/Events

JCPML Visiting Scholars' Lectures/Events

Curtin Electorate (Federal)

Curtin RAAF Air Base (Derby)

Curtin (Transcontinental Railway - near Kalgoorlie)

New South Wales

Curtin Place (Sydney)

John Curtin Reserve (Winston Hills)

John Curtin Memorial Reserve (Botany)

John Curtin Fountain (Broken Hill)

John Curtin Tree - in an Avenue of Oaks named for Prime Ministers of Australia (Faulconbridge)

Victoria

John Curtin Bust and commemorative plaque, Charlton John Curtin bust, Charlton John Curtin commemorative plaque, Charlton
John Curtin Bust, Prime Ministers Ave nue, Ballarat Botanical Gardens Bust of John Curtin, Prime Ministers Avenue, Ballarat Botanical Gardens
Sculptor Wallace Anderson,
Photograph courtesy Wikipedia

John Curtin Bridge (Preston)

John Curtin Hotel (Lygon St, Carlton)

John Curtin Health and Community Services Building (Brunswick)

Creswick ALP John Curtin Orations (Creswick)

John Curtin Memorial Hostel (Creswick)

Australian Capital Territory

Curtin (Suburb of Canberra)

John Curtin House (Australian Labor Party Headquarters) (Canberra)

John Curtin School of Medical Research (Australian National University, Canberra)

Australian National University John Curtin Memorial Lectures (Canberra)

Bronze statue of John Curtin, with his treasurer Ben Chifley (Canberra)

Northern Territory

Curtin Springs (Northern Territory) - find out how Curtin Springs came to be named after John Curtin in this extract from Mervyn Andrew's oral history.