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Knox Arboretum : 16-March-2012
Knox Arboretum : 16-March-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders / Sandra Brown

An arboretum commemorates 200 years of European settlement of Australia.



Address:Dorset Road, Tim Neville Arboretum, Ferntree Gully, 3156
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.876365
Long: 145.286088
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event STart Date:26-January-1788
Actual Event End Date:26-January-1988


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 30th July, 1988
Front Inscription

Australia 1788 - 1988

The Knox Arboretum

A project funded by the Bicentennial Authority.  Officially opened on 30th July, 1988 by His Worship the Mayor of Knox Cr. F. A. Johnson, J.P. commemorating Australia`s Bicentennial Year

Bayswater / Wantirna Ward  Cr. M. T. Wallace, J.P.  Cr. J. V. Schulz  Cr. G. A. Dempster

Boronia Ward  Cr. H. R. Lupton, O.A.M., J.P.   Cr. P. K. Maley, J.P.  Cr L. Knight

Ferntree Gully Ward  Cr W. H. Tew, M.B.E., J.P.  Cr. F.A. Johnson, J.P.  Cr D. G. Lucas

Rowville / Scoresby Ward  Cr. E.C. T. Blaze  Cr. C. E. Tidball  Cr. J. T. Raymond

T. J. Neville - Chief Executive

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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