Biographical entry Opperman, Hubert Ferdinand (1904 - 1996)
- Cyclist, Diplomat, Politician and Writer of Inscription
Hubert Ferdinand Opperman (Oppie) was an Australian champion cyclist, politician and diplomat. Elected member for Corio (Victoria) for the Liberal Party, Opperman served in the House of Representatives 1949-67. He was Minister for Shipping and Transport (1960-63) and Minister for Immigration (1963-66). He was appointed Australia's first High Commissioner to Malta (1967-72).
'Opperman, Hon. Sir Hubert Ferdinand.' In Who's Who in Australia, 31st ed., 1147. Melbourne: Information Australia, 1995.