75th Anniversary of Australian Red CrossPrint Page
Australian Red Cross is one of the many international Red Cross societies around the world. The Australian organisation was established in 1914, nine days after the starting of World War One by Lady Helen Munro Ferguson, when she formed a branch of the British Red Cross, which is a branch of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The Mission of the Australian Red Cross is as follows: "To be a leading humanitarian organisation in Australia, improving the lives of vulnerable people through services delivered and promotion of humanitarian laws and values."
|Address:||The Soldiers Road, Davidson Park, Bowen, 4805|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -20.000755|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1914|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1989|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||September-1989|
To commemorate 75 years of Red Cross in Australia the local branch planted this tree in September, 1989.