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A Peace Pole commemorates those who have lost their lives in war and also commemorates the International Year of Peace.

The International Year of Peace was recognized in 1986 by the United Nations. It was first proposed during the United Nations conference of November, 1981 by the United Nations Economic and Social Council, with a date associated with the fortieth anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations.


Address:258 Ashmore Road, Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens , Benowa, 4217
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.008993
Long: 153.388289
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1987
Front Inscription

`The truly brave are soft of heart and eyes,

And feel for what their duty bids them do`. Byron

In silent gratitude to those who gave us peace.

The Peace Pole is dedicated to the memory of those who have lost their lives in war.

Originally installed in 1987 to commemorate the International Year of Peace by the Society of Prayer for World Peace and the Gold Coast City Council.

Source: MA
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