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15-January-2015
15-January-2015

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A plaque commemorates the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Macquarie Wing of the State Library and recognises the role of the Deputy Premier and Minster for Public Works, Mr L .J. (Jack) Ferguson, in the dedication of the site to the library.  

Work began on the Macquarie Street Wing in 1983 and it was opened in 1988 (Australia’s bicentenary) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in company with Prince Philip. 

Location

Address:Shakspeare Place, Macquarie Wing, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.866997
Long: 151.212703
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:State
Approx. Event Start Date:1988
Approx. Event End Date:2013

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 2nd December, 2013
Front Inscription

            STATE LIBRARY 
            New South Wales 

TO CELEBRATE THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY
OF THE MACQUARIE WING OF THE 
STATE LIBRARY OF NEW SOUTH WALES,
AND TO RECOGNISE THE INSTRUMENTAL 
ROLE OF MR LC (JACK) FERGUSON, 
DEPUTY PREMIER AND MINISTER FOR
PUBLIC WORKS, IN THE DEDICATION 
OF THIS SITE TO THE LIBRARY. 

      2 DECEMBER 2013 


Mr. Robert Thomas AM       Dr Alex Byrne 
President, Library Council   NSW State Librarian 
of New South Wales            & Chief Executive




 

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