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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.
|Address:||168 Fernberg Road, Government House Queensland, Paddington, 4064|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.474655|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||Dr John Stuart Dowie AM|
|Monument Manufacturer:||Adelaide Art Foundry|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 4th June, 2016|
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