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27-July-2013
27-July-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A sculpture commemorates Italian migration to Australia, and migrants from other countries who settled in Australia as well.

Note : As at 16-June-2017 we have been informed that this monument has been relocated.  We do not know where it has been relocated to.

Location

Address:525 Collins Street, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.818223
Long: 144.957685
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Monument Designer:Michael Meszaros

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 16th December, 2008
Front Inscription

Plaque :
The Reuniting Family

This art piece was commissioned by the Grollo - Ruzzene Foundation
to commemorate Italian Immigration and all migrants, to Australia. 

Sculptured by Michael Meszaros,
who captured the moment of the reuniting family.

Unveiled By
The Honourable Sir James Gobbo, AC, CVO.  
Former Governor of Vic, who came from a migrant family

16th December 2008

 

Source: MA
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