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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.
|Address:||Boronia Road & Albert Avenue, Boronia, 3155|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.862886|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||26-January-1788|
|Actual Event End Date:||26-January-1988|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1988|
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.