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13-January-2016
13-January-2016

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A park commemorates John Orbansen for his service to the community.

Location

Address:Griffith Street, John Orbansen (OAM) Park, Coolangatta, 4225
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.168867
Long: 153.539837
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 8th April, 2013
Front Inscription

Sign :

John Orbansen (OAM) Park

This park has been named in recognition of John Orbansen's tireless community work that has included fundraising for Legacy, the local pony club activities for children and feeding the disadvantaged from his renowed cafe in Coolangatta.

On 9 June 1997 he was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his selfless service and commitment to the local community.

Dedicated by Cr Chris Robbins, Division 14 on 8 April 2013.

City of Gold Coast.

Source: MA
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