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International Year of Volunteers : 29-November-2011
International Year of Volunteers : 29-November-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Time capsule commemorates the International Year of Volunteers held in 2001.

In November 1997, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2001 as the International Year of Volunteers (IYV). The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme was designated as the international focal point.

Location

Address:379 -397 Whitehorse Road, Whitehorse City Council & Centre, Nunawading, 3131
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.816378
Long: 145.182008
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event STart Date:2001
Actual Event End Date:2001

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 5th December, 2001
Front Inscription

Plaque 1 :

UNDERNEATH THIS ROCK LIES A TIME CAPSULE

This time capsule was buried on
       5 December 2001
                  by

        Cr Bill Bowie
Mayor of the City of Whitehorse
to commemorate the 2001 "International Year of Volunteers".  
The CIty of Whitehorse would like to thank all volunteers for their tireless efforts and valuable contribution to the Whitehorse community.

The time capsule will be opened on Australia Day 2051

Cr Peter Allan JP  Cr Richard Anderson Cr Chris Aubrey Cr Helen Buckingham Cr Robert Chong OAM Cr Jessie McCallum Cr Bernie Millane Cr Noel Spurr OAM Cr Kaele Way

CEO - Ms Noelene Duff

Plaque 2 :

International Year of Volunteers

Dedicated to all the volunteers
who contribute to the conservation of
our precious bushland

By the Mayor, Cr Bill Bowie
           and
Cr Peter J Allan JP  Cr RIchard Anderson  Cr Chis Aubrey   Cr Helen Buckingham  Cr Robert Chong OAM  Cr Jessie McCallum  Cr Bernie Millane  Cr Noel Spurr OAM  Cr Kaele Way   CEO - Ms Noelene Duff  December, 2001

Source: MA
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