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26-November-2013
26-November-2013

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The Kooloonbung Creek Nature Park was established to commemorate the bicentenary of European settlement of Australia 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.

Location

Address:Gordon Street, Port Macquarie, 2444
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.434593
Long: 152.907857
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 11th November, 1988
Front Inscription

Australia
1788 - 1988

Kooloonbung Creek Nature Park
This park was officially opened by
The Hon. Tim Moore M.P.,  
Minister for the Environment
on 11 November 1988.
An Australian Bicenntennial Project
To commemorate
the nations` Bicentenary
in 1988.

 

Source: MA
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