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Park and granite tablet commemorate John Oxley`s exploration on the Tweed River in 1823.
In 1823 Oxley was sent north along the coast to select a site for a new penal settlement, and in the course of his voyage examined Moreton Bay and discovered the Brisbane River. During this voyage Oxley discovered the Tweed River, named after the River Tweed, which forms the boundary between England and Scotland.
|Address:||Chinderah Bay Drive, Oxley Park, Chinderah, 2487|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -28.233267|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1823|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 31st October, 1973|