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Olive Tree Tribute and Memorial Garden

     Olive Tree Tribute and Memorial Garden

WHAT: Make a lasting tribute to a Greek family member or friend who made the journey to Australia by purchasing an olive tree.

For $100 you can purchase a small olive tree to be planted in the Bingara Olive Grove. Still small ($100.00) trees available.

or purchase a mature olive tree $500) on Cunningham Street right next to the Roxy CafeSOLD OUT - All Mature ($500) trees have been sold 

The Olive Tree Grove provides a unique opportunity to honour our immigrant forbears, family members and friends. It is a permanent reminder of our heritage and the values of tolerance and unity in diversity, as well as the immense contribution Greek Australian’s have made to Australian society.

All you have to do is provide a name and a brief description about your chosen person; this will appear on the Roxy Greek Museum website and a tree will then be planted in their honour. You can register with as little information as the person’s name and place of origin. Once you have registered you can also include a short 100 word story about the person, along with arrival and other personal details. This optional information is held on the Roxy database and appears on the Olive Tree website. It can be submitted at any time.

Eight trees have been planted in Cunningham Street, Bingara next to the Roxy museum, with the larger grove planted at The Living Classroom further up Cunningham Street. When you register you will be given a unique tree number and you can view your exact olive tree location and the information about your chosen person by visiting the Roxy Greek Museum Website, you can also visit the tree in person at The Living Classroom.

VENUE:
Roxy Theatre
74 Maitland Street
(Cunningham Street side of Theatre)
Bingara, NSW 2404

CONTACT DETAILS: Bingara Visitor Information Centre 02 67240066 Jenny Mead, Email - bingaratourism@gwydir.nsw.gov.au Georgia Standerwick, Email - gstanderwick@gwydir.nsw.gov.au