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Victoria 150th Anniversary : 25-August-2011
Victoria 150th Anniversary : 25-August-2011

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A monument commemorates the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the state of Victoria which was celebrated in 1984-1985. 

Victoria's first successful British settlement was at Portland, on the west coast of what is now Victoria. Portland was settled on 19 November 1834 by the Henty family, who were originally farmers from Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania). Melbourne was founded in 1835 by John Batman. Victoria was officially created a separate colony in 1851, and achieved self government in 1855.



Address:Hamilton - Port Fairy Road, Macarthur, 3286
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.035889
Long: 142.002206
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 7th July, 1995
Front Inscription

Victoria 150 Growing together

This project marks the 150th anniversary of the State of Victoria, commemorated in 1984-85.  

Cr. A. V. Ryan Shire President 7th July, 1985.

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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