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A monument at the site where the bodies of seven missing backpackers were found in the 1990`s commemorates the victims of the crime. Five of the victims were international travellers and two were Australian.
Ivan Milat was convicted of the murders and is serving seven consecutive life sentences plus eighteen years. There is speculation that he may not have acted alone and may be responsible for more murders.
|Address:||Northern Firebreak Road & Belangalo Firebreak Road, Western Boundary Walk, Belanglo State Forest, Belanglo , 2577|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -34.504834|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 5th February, 1994|
This plaque commemorates the memory of the following persons whose remains were found in the Belanglo Forest during 1992 and 1993
CAROLINE JANE CLARKE UNITED KINGDOM
DEBORAH PHYLLIS EVERIST AUSTRALIA
JAMES HAROLD GIBSON AUSTRALIA
ANJA HABSCHIED GERMANY
GABOR KURT NEUGEBAUER GERMANY
SIMONE LORETTA SCHMIDL GERMANY
JOANNE LESLEY WALTERS UNITED KINGDOM
Acknowledgement is made of the efforts of members of the New South Wales Police Service and State Emergency Service in extensive investigations and in searches undertaken in the adjacent areas
"Nothing Can Separate Us From The Love Of God In Christ Jesus Our Lord" Romans 8:39
Unveiled by the Honourable John Fahey, M.P.
Premier of New South Wales and Member for Southern Highlands
5th February, 1994