Historical information

This glass is a souvenir of the awarding to Warrnambool of the title of Victoria’s Premier Town for the period 1979 to 1982. The Premier Town Awards were given by the State Government to the town or city that best protected and enhanced its environment. Factors contributing to this included waste management, litter control and environmental improvements. Warrnambool won the award in 1958, 1979-82 and 1988-1991.


This souvenir glass is kept as an example of the type of souvenir sold on the occasion of Warrnambool’s winning the Premier Town Award for 1979 to 1982. It will be useful for display.

Physical description

This is a drinking glass in the form of a goblet with a circular base, a thin stem and a top with gold edging around the rim. On the side of the glass there is a Warrnambool logo and wording in gold lettering.

Inscriptions & markings

‘Warrnambool Premier Town ‘
‘Victoria Australia’