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A time capsule commemorates the bicentenary 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:||Brisbane Valley Highway, Lions Park, Esk, 4312|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.24209|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||26-January-1788|
|Actual Event End Date:||26-January-1988|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1988|
TIME CAPSULE TO BE OPENED
26 January 2088
1788 - 1988
Erected in the Bicentennial Year to commemorate the achievements, hopes and dreams of past and present enerations
whatever race, colour or creed.
"Advance Australia Fair"
An Australia Bicentennial Project, with financial assistance from the Queensland State Government