Weary Dunlop commemorative sculpture at Benalla, Victoria by Louis Laumen, a Melbourne based artist whose primary medium is bronze using the lost-wax process. Many of his works, which include sculptures, statues, memorials and monuments, have been commissioned by various bodies, such as government, churches and sports clubs. Louis' studio/gallery is located in Yarraville.
Sculpture commemorates soldier-surgeon and war hero Sir Edward "Weary" Dunlop, who was born in Benalla in 1907. From March 1942 to the end of the Second World War he was a prisoner-of-war (POW) under Japanese command in Singapore and, from January 1943, in Thailand where he worked on the infamous Burma-Thailand railway.
Variety Club tribute to Australian actors, comedians, singers and dancers at Docklands, Melbourne, includes five individual statues of Kylie Minogue, John Farnham, Graham Kennedy, Dame Nellie Melba and Dame Edna Everage. Sculptor Peter Corlett (born 1944) has produced Arts Council and Australian War Memorial commissions and his works are represented in many museums and art galleries.
Melbourne Cricket Club, entrance doors from the 1928 Pavilion commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Club. The subjects are Hugh Trumble, Bill Ponsford, bicycle racing on the arena, the papl visit, MCG in wartime, Ivor Warne-Smith, Betty Cuthbert and Don Bradman, the sporting sections of the MCG and Robert Flower. Designer: Robert Ingpen (Born 1936) Geelong