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12-June-2016
12-June-2016

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

A monument commemorates the International Youth Year and youth involvement in Hamersley Iron.

The year 1985 was proclaimed by the United Nations as the International Youth Year, or IYY. It was held to focus attention on issues of concern to and relating to youth. The proclamation was signed on January 1, 1985 by United Nations Secretary General Javier Pérez de Cuéllar.
 

Not to be confused with International Year of Youth which has been held since 2010.

 

Location

Address:Mine & Doradeen Roads, Tourist Information Bay, Tom Price, 6751
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -22.697277
Long: 117.795001
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Monument Designer:Abel Pracas

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1985
Front Inscription

"Young Miner"

Donated to the people of Tom Price by Ages Jorbel

In recognition of 1985 being declared International Youth Year

Erected by the Shire of West Pilbara

Source: MA,NRUM
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