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Great Ocean Road : September-2014
Great Ocean Road : September-2014

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

The plaque commemorates World War One servicemen who built the Great Ocean Road as a tribute to their fellow soldiers who died in action or were killed in action in World War One. 

The plaque is part of a series of 13 which sculptor Dr Ross Bastiaan designed for the Colac Otway and Surf Coast shire councils for the Great Ocean Road`s 75th anniversary celebrations.


Address:4 Surf Coast Highway, Highway Reserve, Torquay, 3228
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.33758
Long: 144.317607
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Designer:Dr. Ross J. Bastiaan
Artist:Dr. Ross J. Bastiaan


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:October-2009
Front Inscription


Official start of the Great Ocean Road


Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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