The Avenues of Honour project has attracted a lot of media attention. The appeal of the Avenues and the stories behind them are irresistible. Here are some recent media stories and some background resources for media organisations wishing to report on the project.
Latest media stories
- Melbourne Age, 8 June 2013 Felled but not forgotten by Megan Backhouse
- ABC TV’s Gardening Australia program recently featured a story about Avenues of Honour.
You can view it here.
We’re also collecting images of Avenues and of the people associated with them, both past and present. You can see more at our Flickr website.
This collection will be used to build a national online encyclopedia of Australia’s Avenues of Honour and the people associated with them. We welcome your contributions.
We are pleased to share with you some of the magnificent photographs of Avenues of Honour in Victoria taken by Sarah Wood and made available to the Avenues of Honour project.
Photographs of Avenues of Honour by Sarah Wood
Mont Park, Victoria
Ballarat Avenue of Honour
Ballarat Avenue, an early September morning 2008
Woodend, Victoria, DSC 127
Eurack Avenue of Honour, Victoria DSC051
Calder Woodburn, Victoria DSC_0056
Calder Woodburn DSC_0025
The Brisbane City Council’s Yeronga Project was presented by Andrew Ensbey at last year’s TREENET Symposium.
Although a project for a capital city, the pointers in planning, developing and implementing an Avenues of Honour project are universally helpful. Let us know what you think. Click here to download Andrew’s paper.