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A flagpole 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.

Location

Address:Austin Street, Lake Lascelles, Hopetoun, 3396
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.725798
Long: 142.369779
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
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:Tuesday 26th January, 1988
Front Inscription

This flag pole was erected by the Country Womens Association Hopetoun Branch to commemorate the Australian Bicentennial Year

26th January 1988

Source: MA
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