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A Time Capsule commemorates Australia Day in the Bicentenary Year of 1988.
This capsule was the initiative of the Canberra Times, Australia Day Canberra Committee and the National Capital Development Commission (NCDC). Its contents feature a letter from Prime Minister Robert J. Hawke, a short history of the newspaper and a letter from its editor, as well as a letter from the Commission. Numerous other mementos are included in the 1.5 metre glass capsule to be opened in 2088.
|Address:||Parkes Way , Commonwealth Park , Parkes, 2600|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.290114|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||26-January-1788|
|Actual Event End Date:||26-January-1988|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 26th January, 1988|
1788 - 1988
To celebrate Australia Day in the Bicentennial Year a time capsule was placed beneath this cairn on January 26, 1988 by the Canberra Times
Australia Day in the National Capital and the National Capital Development Commission
The time capsule is to be opened in the year 2088.