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100th Anniversary of Local Government : 17-August-2011
100th Anniversary of Local Government : 17-August-2011
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A plaque commemorates the 100th Anniversary of Local Government in Parkes.

 

Location

Address:Welcome & Clarinda Streets, Parkes Town Centre, Parkes, 2870
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.137631
Long: 148.1746
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Local
Approx. Event Start Date:1883
Approx. Event End Date:1983

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 1st October, 1983
Front Inscription

This plaque was unveiled by the Hon. R. J. L. Hawke, AC, Prime Minister on 1st October, 1983

Marks the site of a time capsule buried by Mr. J. E. Scoble, M.B.E. (Mayor of Parkes 1966-79) and Mr. K. J. Turner
(President of Goobang Shire 1965-80) on 3rd October, 1983

To commemorate the centenary of local government in Parkes

The capsule will be opened in 2033
 

Source: MA
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