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05-December-2013
05-December-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A grove of trees commemorates Allan Sefton for his services to the environment.

Allan Roy Sefton (1921 – 1989) was an Australian ornithologist, naturalist and environmentalist.  Employed by the steelworks at Port Kembla much of his spare time was spent studying the natural history, and promoting the environmental conservation, of the Illawarra region of eastern New South Wales.  He was a bird bander and a founder of the New South Wales Albatross Study Group.

Location

Address:Station Street, Allan Sefton Memorial Grove, Thirroul, 2515
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.318158
Long: 150.920436
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Science

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 7th September, 1991
Front Inscription

ALLAN SEFTON MEMORIAL GROVE

Officially Opened By
ALDERMAN FRANK ARKELL 
Lord Mayor of the City of Wollongong 
Saturday, 7 September 1991

As A Tribute To The Late Allan Sefton
For His Contribution To A Better Environment

Ald F. N. Arkell 
Lord Mayor
City of Wollongong

R. J. Oxley
General Manager & Town Clerk

Source: MA
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