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A "kopjafa" commemorates the foundation of Hungary eight years after the Treaty of Trianon in 1920 which redefined the boundaries of the Hungarian state.
A "kopjafa" is an ornamental carved wooden pole symbolising freedom and those who have sacrificed their lives.
|Address:||Boronia Road, Hungarian Community Centre, Wantirna, 3152|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.84|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 29th September, 2000|
This kopjafa was erected by the Council of Australian Hungarains from Transylvania to commemorate the millennium of the foundation of Hungary in the 80th year of the tragedy of Trianon.
Unveiled by Viktor Orban Prime Minister of Hungary. 29 September 2000