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16-October-2013
16-October-2013

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A flagpole commemorates the bi-centenary of the arrival of the First Fleet in Australia.  

The Bicentenary marked the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet in Sydney in 1788. Captain Arthur Phillip (1738–1814), commander of the First Fleet, established the foundations of a British colony at Sydney Cove on the 26 January 1788.

Location

Address:Boronia Road & Albert Avenue, Boronia, 3155
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.862886
Long: 145.291608
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event STart Date:26-January-1788
Actual Event End Date:26-January-1988

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

This flagpole was erected by the residents of the Boronia Ward in commemoration of Australia`s Bicentenary in 1988

Boronia Ward Councillors :
Councillor H. R. Lupton, O.A.M.  J. P. (Chairman Knox Citizens Bicentenary Committee)
Councillor P. K. Maley J.P.
Councillor L. Knight.

Source: MA
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