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The Queen Victoria Statue was commissioned by the citizens of Ballarat in 1897 to commemorates Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.
The monument was unveiled on the Queen's Birthday, 24 May 1900, by the Lieutenant Governor Sir John Maddern before some 20,000 people. The cost of 2,300 pounds had been raised by public subscription.
|Address:||Sturt & Armstrong Streets, Ballarat, 3350|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.561876|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||Sir Bertram Mackennel|
1837-1897 The Ascension.
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The Coronation 1838
Australian Commonwealth 1900
The Diamond Jubilee 1897