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06-August-2015
06-August-2015
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A plaque commemorates the centenary of responsible government in South Australia.

Location

Address:North Terrace & King William Drive, Parliament House, Adelaide, 5000
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.921348
Long: 138.598874
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:State
Actual Event STart Date:22-April-1857
Actual Event End Date:22-April-1957

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 26th April, 1957
Front Inscription

This plaque marks the site of the first sittings of Parliament under responsible government on April 22nd, 1857

Unveiled by His Excellency the Governor Air Vice-Marshal Sir Robert George K.C.V.O., K.B.E., C.B., M.C on April 26th, 1957 to mark the Centenary of Responsible Government.

Presented by the Pioneers Association of South Australia.

Source: MA
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