Port Adelaide Library:
James Robinson (Jim) Douglas
Name added to memorial 2003
He was nominated by the United Trades and Labor Council of SA
- Member of the Plumbers and Gas Fitters Union from 1950
- Union representative for Adelaide and Wallaroo Fertilizers for over 30 years.
- Member of the Semaphore branch of the Australian Labor Party
- Port Adelaide Councillor for 14 year serving from 1974-78 and 1980-89, receiving a life membership medallion for more than ten years of service July 8 1987.
- Founder of ITeC (Information Technology Centre)
- Chairman of the Port Adelaide Skill Share Centre; being on the committee for 21 years, assisting unemployed and disadvantaged people to gain employment.
- Coordinating organiser of the Public Service Association from 1979-83
- Appointed life member of the LeFevre Community Hospital on November 20 1981.
- Industrial Researcher
- Officer for the Australian Timber Workers Union (CFMEU).
- Coached junior soccer for Port Adelaide Soccer Club and Largs Bay Primary School
Supported sailors in Adelaide for a short visit, feeding them a home cooked meal and showing them the sights of Adelaide and the country side.
Jim died in 1998
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