William Cooper Memorial Statue
William Cooper Memorial Statue
William Cooper Memorial Statue

William Cooper Memorial Statue

Queens Gardens, corner Welsford, Nixon and Wyndham Streets,
Shepparton VIC 3630

(03) 5832 9330
1800 808 839 (Toll-free)

Located in the centre of the Queens Gardens, corner of Welsford, Wyndham and Nixon Streets, Shepparton.

The statue commemorates William Cooper the activist and community leader who was instrumental in campaigns for Aboriginal rights. He was also known for his protest against the treatment of Jews by Nazi Germany, organising a petition with the Australian Aboriginal League to condemn the persecution of the Jewish population following Kristallnacht. The statue depicts William Cooper marching to the German Consulate, holding a petition in his hand.

Opening Hours

Can be viewed 24 hours.

Facilities
  • Access for the Disabled
  • Coach Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
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