Seeds of Friendship, The Australian Turkish Friendship Memorial

Kings Domain, Melbourne VIC
Photography: Fred Kroh
Photography: Fred Kroh

To commemorate the 100 year anniversary of ANZAC day, this memorial comprises of a 4 x 4 x 4m stainless steel ‘wreath’ form, 2 granite seed pods; a casuarina to represent Australia and a pinecone to represent Turkey, bluestone pebble mosaic with copper etched ‘pine needles’ engraved with quotes from soldiers and family members.

Commissioned by the Turkish Branch of the RSL and City of Melbourne