Prominent leader dies
A funeral for former parliamentarian and Horsham mayor Bernie Dunn, of Brimpaen, will be at St Andrew’s Uniting Church in Horsham tomorrow at 2pm.
Mr Dunn, 73, died on Friday morning after a battle with cancer.
Originally from Warracknabeal, Mr Dunn was a National Party Member for North Western Province in State Parliament’s Legislative Council from 1969 to 1988.
He was a Horsham Rural City Council mayor four times from 1997 to 2005 and played a major role in the redevelopment of Horsham livestock operations and Horsham Aquatic Centre.
Mr Dunn won recognition for his services to the community in 2007 with a Medal of the Order of Australia.