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This city gateway sculpture of painted steel was donated by BHP Steel for to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of Wollongong Council in 1947. 

The sculpture titled  ‘Celebration ' symbolises the city's close ties with the steel industry, the historical importance of the port, along with the future prosperity of the city and the contribution of its people. 

Location

Address:Mt Ousley Road & F6, Fairy Meadow, 2519
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.403056
Long: 150.891944
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Local
Monument Designer:Gino Sanguineti

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 27th March, 1998
Front Inscription

Plaque:

CELEBRATION
ARTIST: GINO SANGUINETI

THIS ART WORK WAS PRESENTED BY BHP TO THE CITY OF WOLLONGONG TO COMMEMORATE THE 50TH YEAR SINCE THE INAUGURATION OF WOLLONGONG CITY COUNCIL IN 1947.

BHP

THE ART WORK CELEBRATION IS MADE OF STEEL AND SYMBOLISES THE CITY'S CLOSE TIES WITH THE STEEL INDUSTRY, THE HISTORICAL IMPORTANCE OF THE PORT AND THE FUTURE PROSPERITY OF THE CITY AND ITS PEOPLE UNDER THE SOUTHERN CROSS.

DEDICATED BY
HIS EXCELLENCY THE HON GORDON SAMUELS A.C.
GOVERNOR OF NEW SOUTH WALES

ON 27 MARCH 1998 

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