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03-April-2014
03-April-2014

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A monument 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:Brisbane Road, Bundamba, 4304
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.611119
Long: 152.804338
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 28th June, 1988
Front Inscription

These Stones Were Quarried From Denmark Hill Ipswich And Used In The Construction Of The Old Ipswich Railway Bridge In 1854

Were Re-Erected On This Site By The Rotary Club Of Booval Inc On The 28th June 1988.

To Commemorate The Bi-Centenary Of  Australia

Source: MA
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