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02-May-2017
02-May-2017

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

A monument commemorates the refugees from Hungary who landed at Port Melbourne and settled in Australia from the 1940's to the 1970's.

 

Location

Address:Waterfront Place, Station Pier, Port Melbourne, 3207
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.841905
Long: 144.932034
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2016
Front Inscription

In Grateful Recognition To
    AUSTRALIA
From Those
Who First Set Foot
On This Land
At This Place

Seeking Refuge
And The
Promise Of New Beginnings 
1940s - 1970s
Initiated By The
Hungarian Community
Melbourne 2016

Plaque :

— Sponsored by  —
The 1956 Hungarian Revolution
And Freedom Fight
60th Anniversary
Memorial Board

Source: MA
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