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23-December-2013
23-December-2013

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland
A monument commemorates people who have been affected by adoption policies of the past.

Location

Address:Domain Highway, Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, Hobart, 7000
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.866615
Long: 147.332596
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Monument Designer:Kristina Nichols

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 18th October, 2012
Front Inscription

Memorial for Past Adoption Practices

To those people who have held their pain close for so many years, who have lived their lives under a shadow of
secrecy, shame, anger, guilt and deeply held trauma and loss, we offer you our unreserved and sincerest apologies.

Lara Giddings, Premier
18 October 2012

Kristina Nichols
Tree of Hope 2103

Corten stell and polycarbonate

Commissioned by the Tasmanian Government Art Site Scheme

 

Source: MA
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