2005 Centenary of Rotary

On 15th June 2005 a tree was planted by Victoria Governor, John Landy to mark the Centenary of Rotary, founded in Chicago in 1905 by Paul Harris.

John Michael Landy AC CVO MBE FTSE was an Australian middle-distance runner and state governor. He was the second man to break the four-minute mile barrier in the mile run and held the world records for the 1500-metre run and the mile race. He was the 26th Governor of Victoria from 2001 to 2006.

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