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04-June-2016 (Liz Clinton)
04-June-2016 (Liz Clinton)

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A statue commemorates Queen Elizabeth II and the naming of Queen's Place.  This statue is one of two public sculptures of Elizabeth II in Australia.

Elizabeth II (born 21 April 1926) is the Queen of 16 of the 53 member states in the Commonwealth of Nations. She is also Head of the Commonwealth and Supreme Governor of the Church of England. Queen Elizabeth acceded to the throne on 6 February 1952.  

Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-lived and second-longest reigning monarch of the United Kingdom. She surpassed Queen Victoria as the longest-reigning British monarch on 9 September 2015.

The statue was removed from Queen’s Place at George and Alice Streets, Brisbane on Tuesday 10 May 2016 to Government House Queensland and was rededicated by The Governor, His Excellency, the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC on Saturday 4 June 2016.

Location

Address:168 Fernberg Road, Government House Queensland, Paddington, 4064
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.474655
Long: 153.026769
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Imperial
Monument Designer:Dr John Stuart Dowie AM
Monument Manufacturer:Adelaide Art Foundry

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 4th June, 2016
Front Inscription

This plaque commemorates the rededication of the statue of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by

His Excellency the Honourable Paul De Jersey AC  Governor of Queensland on 4 June 2016

This Dr John Dowie AM statue was originally located in Queen’s Place, corner George and Alice Street, Brisbane and was first unveiled on 5 September 1986 by His Excellency The Honourable Sir Walter Campbell, Q.C., Governor of Queensland

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