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Rotary Melbourne Peace Park

The Rotary Melbourne Peace Park is located in the south-east corner of the Domain, bordered by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Domain Road, Anderson Street and Birdwood Avenue.

The park was first established in 1935 by the Rotary Club of Melbourne in conjunction with the City of Melbourne, when the founder of Rotary, Paul Harris planted the first tree in his only visit to Australia. Trees are planted or ‘dedicated’ to honour distinguished Rotarians or mark significant Rotary occasions, and over 50 prominent Rotarians, many World Presidents of Rotary, are recognised here. 

Peace and Conflict Resolution is one of Rotary's seven areas of focusRotary Melbourne has created a public installation of four Peace Bells in Rotary Melbourne Peace Park to be officially opened during the Rotary International Convention in May 2023. The Bells are selected as the legacy project for the 2023 Rotary International Convention, making it the first ever legacy project of a convention.

The club now hosts an annual event at the park on the International Day of Peace.