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Refugee Monument : 20-January-2013
Refugee Monument : 20-January-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A plaque honours refugees and their contribution to the community and celebrates the declaration of a Welcome Refugee Zone in Hepburn Shire.

To celebrate World Refugee Day in June 2002, the first 15 Refugee Welcome Zones were declared by Councils and Shires in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia. In 2004, the Hepburn Shire declared itself a Refugee Welcome Zone

Location

Address:Midland Highway, Daylesford, 3460
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.341738
Long: 144.129658
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 20th June, 2004
Front Inscription

To honour all refugees and the enrichment they bring our community

The people of Hepburn Shire celebrate its declaration as a Refugee Welcome Zone on World Refugee Day 20th June 2004

Source: MA
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