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29-September-2013
29-September-2013

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

A monument commemorates the Cammeraygal tribe who were the traditional owners of the North Sydney area. 

Location

Address:Miller & McLaren Streets, Civic Centre, North Sydney, 2060
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.834706
Long: 151.207611
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Indigenous

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:1999
Front Inscription

To commemorate the traditional owners
of the land of the North Sydney Council area,

THE CAMMERERAYGALS,
once feared warriors of the Sydney region.

THE ABORIGINAL FLAG
represents a unifying symbol for Aboriginal people and was first flown
on National Aboriginal and Islander Day in 1971 in South Australia.  
North Sydney began flying the flag in 1999.

Black represents the Aboriginal people past, present and future.
Yellow represents yellow ochre and the sun, the giver of life.
Red represents the red earth,
Aboriginal spiritual relationship to the land,
and red ochre used in ceremonies.

North Sydney Council
North Shore Historical Society 2000

Source: MA
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