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A memorial garden dedicated to Jim Pollard, who was a former student at Southern Cross University, and in memory of all those who lost their lives in the Port Arthur tragedy.
The Port Arthur massacre of 28 April 1996 was a killing spree which claimed the lives of 35 people and wounded 21 others mainly at the historic Port Arthur prison colony, a popular tourist site in south-eastern Tasmania. Martin Bryant, a 28-year-old from New Town, a suburb of Hobart, eventually pleaded guilty to the crimes and was given 35 life sentences without the possibility of parole.
|Address:||Military Road , Between Law Building & Library, Southern Cross University , East Lismore, 2480|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -28.819304|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||28-April-1996|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-April-1996|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 18th September, 1996|
This Plaque Was Unveiled By
To Mark The Official Opening Of
THE JIM POLLARD
18 September 1996.
This memorial garden is dedicated to our former student
Mr Jim Pollard and in memory of all those who lost their
lives in the Port Arthur Tragedy on Sunday 28 April 1996.
Professor Barry Conyngham Vice-Chancellor
Southern Cross University
The Hon. Andrew J. Rogers QC University Chancellor.