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29-July-2016

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Australia Remembers Place commemorates the men and women of the southern suburbs of Brisbane who served at home and abroad during World War Two. 

"Australia Remembers, 1945-1995" was a program of activities organised by the Federal Government to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two. 

Location

Address:Ipswich Road, Les Stimson Park, Australia Remembers Place, Moorooka, 4015
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.526321
Long: 153.022251
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 16th August, 1995
Front Inscription

Victory in the Pacific

World War Two

 

Left Side Inscription

Australia Remembers
1945 - 1995

The Ode

They shall not grow old as we that are left grow old ;
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun, and in the morning
We will remember them

This place is dedicated on the 50th anniversary of the end of the Second World War to commemorate the contribution and sacrifice of residents of the southern suburbs of Brisbane both at home and abroad.

Garrie Gibson MP.  Federal Member for Moreton
Cr. Mark Bailey       Councillor for Moorooka

Opened on 16th. August 1995 by the Rt. Hon. Lord Mayor of Brisbane J. G. Soorley

On behalf of the Moreton Commemorative Committee "Australia Remembers 1945 - 1995

 

Inscription in Proximity

Australia Remembers Place

Australia Remembers Place is dedicated to the men and women who served at home and abroad in defence of our country during the Second World War.

Source: MA
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