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The garden commemorates the victims of the Bali bombing of 2002 and especially remembers the Sturt Football Club members who lost their lives.

On 12 October 2002, as a result of a terrorist attack in Bali, Indonesia, many people include members of the Sturt Football Club lost their lives. This memorial garden has been provided by the Unley community as a lasting reminder of the devastating impact of such incidents and to the importance of pursuing peace throughout the world.

When the terrorist bomb exploded in Kuta on 12th October, 2002 among the innocent victims were members of many football clubs on their end-of-season trips. South Australia`s Sturt Football Club had great reason for celebration as they had just won the 2002 Premiership. Tragically many members of the club were in the vicinity of Sari Club and Paddy`s Bar on that fateful night and two members lost their lives.

Location

Address:Trimmer Terrace & Frederick Street, Unley Oval, Unley, 5061
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.949385
Long: 138.610997
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Terrorism
Actual Event Start Date:12-October-2002
Actual Event End Date:12-October-2002

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 12th April, 2003
Back Inscription

UNLEY REMEMBERS
On 12 October 2002, As A Result Of A 
Terrorist Attack In Bali, Indonesia,
Many People Including Members Of
The Sturt Football Club
Lost Their Lives.

This Memorial Garden Has Been
Provided By The Unley Community
As A Lasting Reminder Of The
Devastating Impact Of Such Incidents
And To The Importance Of
Pursuing Peace Throughout
The World.

Right Side Inscription

Bali Tragedy Memorial Garden
Opened In The Presence Of
Representatives Of
The Sturt Football Club,
The Balinese Community And
The Unley Community
       By
His Worship The Mayor Of Unley,
Michael Keenan
12 April 2003

Source: MA
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