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Elain Bicentennial Gates : 27-09-2013
Elain Bicentennial Gates : 27-09-2013

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Gates erected at Sports Ground commemorate Australia's Bicentenary 1788-1988.

The bicentennial year of Captain Arthur Phillip's arrival with the 11 ships of the First Fleet in Sydney Harbour in 1788, and the founding of the city of Sydney and the colony of New South Wales. 1988 is considered the official bicentenary year of the founding of Australia.

Location

Address:Midland Highway, Elaine Sports Ground, Elaine, 3334
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.782426
Long: 144.029476
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 12th June, 1988
Front Inscription

                    Australia
                    1788 - 1988

This plaque was officially unveiled
                       by
The Hon. Robert Knowles M.L.C.
          on June 12th, 1988
An Australian Bicentennial Project with financial
assistance from the Federal Government.

Source: MA
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