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A Peace Pole is dedicated to the volunteers of Cooloola. The pole was dedicated in 2001, the International year of Volunteers.
In November 1997, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2001 as the International Year of Volunteers (IYV). United Nations Volunteers (UNV) was designated as the international focal point. With its main objectives of increased recognition, facilitation, networking and promotion of volunteering, IYV provided a unique opportunity to highlight the achievements of millions of volunteers worldwide and encouraged more people to engage in volunteer activity.
|Address:||River Road & Reef Street, Memorial Park, Gympie, 4570|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -26.19081|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 15th September, 2001|
We Dedicate This Peace Pole
To The Volunteers Of Cooloola
In This The International Year
Of Volunteers 2001
15th. September 2001