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12-January-2014
12-January-2014

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The tree commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Rotary International Organisation in Australia.

The Rotary Club of Melbourne was chartered on 21 April 1921 as the first Rotary Club in Australia.  As the first Club, it chartered many new clubs.  In 1924 the Rotary Clubs of Adelaide in South Australia and of Hobart and Launceston in Tasmania were chartered, and between 1925 and 1999 the Club directly chartered a further twenty-four clubs.

Location

Address:Salamanca Place, Princes Park, Battery Point, 7004
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.887429
Long: 147.336344
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event STart Date:24-April-1921
Actual Event End Date:24-April-1971

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1972
Front Inscription

This Tree Was Planted
            By
District Governor Athol Corney
      In 1972
To Commemorate The 50th Anniversary Of
Rotary International In Australia.

Source: MA
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