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Bicentenary Plaque : 17-November-2014
Bicentenary Plaque : 17-November-2014

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A plaque commemorates the bicentenary of Australia and the history of the Balmain Swimming and Life Saving Club.

Location

Address:Fitzroy Avenue, Elkington Park , Balmain, 2041
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.853875
Long: 151.173182
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Federal
Approx. Event Start Date:1788
Approx. Event End Date:1988

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription
       Australia 1788 - 1988
   Balmain Amateur Swimming
       and Life Saving Club
(Oldest swimming club in Australia)
This club has swum in these waters since
1883. Among its members have been many
swimmers, divers and Water Polo players
who have been National Champions and
Olympic Team members.
Australia's first water polo game was played here.
Source: MA
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