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Central Park was renamed Volunteer Park to commemorate the International Year of Volunteers in 2001 and volunteer groups and individuals of Port MacDonnell.

International Year of Volunteers was designated for 2001 by the United Nations General Assembly.  The initiative aimed at increased recognition, facilitation, networking and promotion of volunteering, to highlight the achievements of the millions of volunteers worldwide who devote their time to serving others, and to encourage more people globally to engage in volunteering.

 

Location

Address:Meylin & Charles Street, Volunteer Park, Port MacDonnell, 5291
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.056194
Long: 140.694806
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 2nd December, 2001
Front Inscription

Volunteer Park 2001

Formerly Central Park

Plaque :

Volunteer Park

Formerly "Central Park"

Renamed in recognition of volunteer groups and individuals in this area and International Year of Volunteers 2001

Presented by the District Council of Grant

2nd December 2001

Source: MA
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