|About the Park||Peace Bells||Rotary & Peace||Commemorations||Self-Guided Walking Tour|
The following commemorations and dedications have been made in Rotary Melbourne Peace Park. Please click on the links to learn more about each outstanding individual.
|1935||W A Osborne||Charter President, Rotary Club of Melbourne 1921-22|
|1935||Sir Angus Mitchell||President of Rotary Club of Melbourne 1931-32, District Governor District 65, 1934-35 & 1937-38, President of Rotary International 1948-49|
|1935||Paul Harris||Founder of Rotary in 1905|
|1935||Mrs Harris||Wife of Rotary's Founder, Paul Harris|
|1935||Mrs Mitchell||Wife of Sir Angus Mitchell|
|1935||A C C Holtz||District Governor District 63, 1929-30|
|1939||C C McCullough||President, Rotary International 1921-22|
|1947||S K Guernsey||President, Rotary International, 1947-48|
|1947||Mrs Guernsey||Wife of President of RI|
|1955||Sir Dallas Brooks||Governor of Victoria – Rotary Golden Jubilee|
|1955||A Z Baker||President, Rotary International, 1955-66|
|1959||H J Brunier||President, Rotary International, 1952-53|
|1959||C A Randall||President, Rotary International, 1958-9|
|1961||J A Abey||President, Rotary International, 1961-62|
|1963||Horace Bedggood||District Governor District 250, 1959-60|
|1963||Frank Ayre||District Governor District 28, 1955-56|
|1963||Leonard Mitchell||District Governor District 65, 1930-31|
|1963||Ernest Bate||District Governor District 28, 1949-50|
|1965||C P H Teenstra||President, Rotary International, 1965-66|
|1967||R L Evans||President, Rotary International, 1966-7|
|1969||R F Conway||President, Rotary International, 1969-70|
|1971||T C Lothian||Charter member, Rotary Club of Melbourne (Rotary Golden Jubilee)|
|1973||W C Carter||President, Rotary International, 1973-74|
|1975||J B Hack||District Governor District 280, 1967-68|
|1975||S F Newman||District Governor District 280, 1975-76|
|1978||Jack Davis||President, Rotary International, 1977-78|
|1978||A H Royce Abbey||Vice-President, Rotary International 1977-78|
|1978||A S H Gifford||Chairman, Rotary Park Committee 1971-78|
|1979||Clem Renouf||President, Rotary International, 1978-79|
|1982||S E McCaffery||President, Rotary International, 1981-82|
|1984||W E Skelton||President, Rotary International, 1983-84|
|1988||Charles Keller||President, Rotary International, 1987-88|
|1989||A H Royce Abbey||President, Rotary International, 1988-89|
|1993||Cliff Dochterman||President, Rotary International, 1992-93|
|1994||Robert Barth||President, Rotary International, 1993-94|
|1997||Glen Kinross||President, Rotary International, 1997-98|
|2002||Jonathan Majiyagbe||President, Rotary International, 2002-03|
|2003||Bichai Rattakul||President, Rotary International, 2003-04|
|2004||Carl-Wilhelm Stenhammar||President, Rotary International, 2005-06|
|2005||John Landy||Governor of Victoria, 100 years of Rotary|
|2006||William Boyd||President, Rotary International, 2006-07|
|2007||Wilf Wilkinson||President, Rotary International 2007-08|
|2008||D K Lee||President, Rotary International, 2008-09|
|2011||Ray Klinginsmith||President, Rotary International, 2010-11|
|2014||John Kenny||President, Rotary International, 2009-10|
|2016||John Germ||President, Rotary International, 2016-17|
|2017||Paul Netzel||Foundation Chair, Rotary International, 2017-18|
|2018||Ian Riseley OAM||President, Rotary International, 2017-18|
|2019||K.R. ‘Ravi’ Ravindran||President, Rotary International, 2015-16|
|2019||Mark Maloney||President, Rotary International, 2019-20|
All of the trees that have been planted or dedicated are marked with bronze plaques. About half of the 65 trees in the Park are native Australian species and the remainder European, reflecting the diversity of native species and the history of Melburnians’ interests in trees.
Click here to view a sketch plan of the park.
2019-20 Mark Maloney
2019-20 RI President Mark Maloney and his wife Gay of the Rotary Club of Decatur, Alabama, USA, unveiled a plaque at the foot of a River Red Gum Eucalyptus tree planted in his honour.
2017-18 Ian Riseley
2017-18 RI President Ian Riseley from Australia unveiled a commemorative plaque for his tree with Rotary Melbourne President Mary Barry.
2015-16 Ravi Ravindran
2015-16 RI President Ravi Ravindran dedicated a beautiful Iron Bark Euculyptus tree in Rotary Park on 13 November 2019.
2005-06 Carl Wilhelm Stenhammer
Rotary International President 2005-06 Carl Wilhelm Stenhammer from Sweden.
2005 Centenary of Rotary
On 15th June 2005 a tree was planted by Victoria Governor, John Landy to mark the Centenary Of Rotary.