Keith Remington is confirmed dead at the age of 96.
Keith was best known as a Australian politician.
Keith Remington
Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly
for Melbourne
In office
17 December 1977 – 29 August 1988
Preceded byBarry Jones
Succeeded byNeil Cole
Personal details
Born
Keith Henry Remington

(1923-04-29)29 April 1923
Williamstown, Victoria, Australia
Died23 March 2020(2020-03-23) (aged 96)
NationalityAustralian
Political partyLabor Party
Spouse(s)
Shirley May Roland (m. 1951)
OccupationBank manager
Military service
AllegianceAustralia
Branch/serviceAustralian Army
Years of service1942–1946
RankCorporal
Unit14th/32nd Battalion
Keith Henry Remington (29 April 1923 – 23 March 2020) was an Australian politician.
Born and educated in Williamstown, Remington joined the Australian Imperial Force in 1944, during World War II, where he was assigned to the 14th/32nd Battalion and served in New Guinea before being discharged as a Corporal in 1946. Following the war, Remington worked as a bank manager for ANZ, and was treasurer, and later president, of the Bank Employees Union.
He was involved in politics at the local government level, serving as a councillor for the City of Doncaster & Templestowe from 1966 to 1972, and as the city's mayor from 1969 to 1970. He unsuccessfully ran as a Labor candidate for the seat of Box Hill in the 1973 state election. He was elected to the Victorian Legislative Assembly for the seat of Melbourne in a 1977 by-election triggered by the resignation of Barry Jones. He served as the member for Melbourne until he retired before the 1988 state election.
In 2001, Remington was awarded the Centenary Medal for his role in protecting Wilson's Promontory from commercial exploitation.
He died in March 2020 at the age of 96.
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