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The Tree of Life - Perth, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ianatlarge
S 31° 57.204 E 115° 51.408
50J E 391960 N 6464159
Quick Description: A memorial to world peace from the children of CHOGM.
Location: Western Australia, Australia
Date Posted: 2/15/2013 3:39:04 AM
Waymark Code: WMGCPC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
Views: 15

Long Description:
This peace memorial is located on Hay St, Perth, adjacent to Wesley Church (one of the more prominent churches in the city). It is in the shape of a stylised tree, composed of metal, approximately 1m tall. The tree commemorates the prayers from the children of CHOGM (Commonwealth Heads Of Government Meeting), held in Perth in early 2011. Each leaf holds the name of one country, whose representative visited the conference.

There are two plaques, one on the tree itself, the other on the pavement before the tree. At this time the area is still undergoing final adjustment.
Text on Monument/Memorial Sign or Plaque:
The Tree of Life Children's Peace Project. The Tree of Life sculpture represents the prayers of peace from children of the Commonwealth for CHOGM 2011 officially unveiled by His excellency Mr Malcolm McCuster AO QC Governor of Western Australia Monday 24 October 2011

Website about the Peace Monument/Memorial: Not listed

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