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A tree commemorates the bicentenary of the arrival of the First Fleet in Australia and acknowledges the holding of the NSW Volunteer Championship and Fire Spectacular in 1988.
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:||Hay Street, Former Port Macquarie Fire Station, Port Macquarie, 2444|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.433202|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||26-January-1788|
|Actual Event End Date:||26-January-1988|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 15th October, 1988|
1788 - 1988
Commemorating Australia's Bicentenary
This tree was planted by
Les Crisp M.B.E. - Brigade Inaugurational Mayor
Bob Woodlands - Mayor of Hastings Municipality
to acknowledge the holding of the N.S.W.
State Volunteer Championships & Fire Spectacular
15th October 1988
Previous Championships Hosted by
1964 - 1970 - 1976 - 1982