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The Sandringham Bandstand Rotunda was restored to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the State of Victoria which was celbrated 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:||Beach Road & Melrose Street, Sandringham, 3191|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: 37.951312|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 10th November, 1985|
City of Sandringham
The restoration of the Sandringham Bandstand Rotunda marks the 150th anniversary of the State of Victoria commemorated in 1984-5
Unveiled by the Mayor Cr. C. Watson on 10-11-1985