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26-November-2015 (Sandra Brown)
26-November-2015 (Sandra Brown)

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown / John Huth

The tree was planted to commemorate those who died in the Black Saturday bushfires of 2009.

The Bunyip ridge fires destroyed 31 homes, including that of Cardinia Shire resident Fred Wailes, and burned through 26,200 hectares by the time they were contained early in March 2009.

Note : As at 20-April-2019 this tree is now dead and only the plaque remains. 


Address:Nar Nar Goon - Longwarry Road , Bunyip Recreation Reserve, Bunyip, 3815
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.099439
Long: 145.717602
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Disaster
Actual Event Start Date:07-February-2009
Actual Event End Date:07-February-2009


Front Inscription

Plaque :

This tree was donated to the Bunyip Fire Brigade to commemorate the memory of those people who lost their lives on "Black Saturday"

7th February 2009

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