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A park commemorates Don MacSween for his contributions to the Gold Coast community. He is regarded as the Gold Coast’s first environmentalist and helped to co-found many environmental protection groups.

Location

Address:The Esplanade , Don Macsween Park, between 5th and 6th Avenue, Burleigh Heads , 4220
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.077371
Long: 153.447275
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community
Link:http://www.acph.nicheit.com.au/

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 9th November, 1997
Front Inscription

DON MACSWEEN PARK.

Dedicated 9 November 1997.

This area of parkland was dedicated in memory of the late Don MacSween in recognition of his 25 years of service to the Gold Coast Community and his contribution to the environment. Don is regarded as the Gold Coast’s first environmentalist, co-founding the Gold Coast protection league, groups against sewage pollution and Kirra Environmental protection trust.

CR. G J Baildon CR. J E Grew Mayor Division 11

Source: MA
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