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26-November-2015
26-November-2015
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A tree commemorates those who lost their lives or were affected by the Black Saturday bushfires of 2009.

The Bunyip ridge fires destroyed 31 homes, including that of Cardinia Shire resident Fred Wailes, and burned through 26,200 hectares by the time they were contained early in March 2009.

Location

Address:Nar Nar Goon - Longwarry Road & Bunyip - Modella Road, Bunyip Recreation Reserve, Bunyip, 3815
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.099439
Long: 145.717602
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Fire
Actual Event STart Date:07-February-2009
Actual Event End Date:07-February-2009

Dedication

Front Inscription

This tree was donated to the Bunyip Fire Brigade to commemorate the memory of those people who lost their lives on "Black Saturday"

7 February 2009

Source: MA
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