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24-September-2014
24-September-2014

Photographs supplied by John Huth

A monument commemorates Australia Day in the Bicentenary year of 1988. 

Note : The tree mentioned on the monument no longer exists.

The bicentenary of Australia was celebrated in 1988. It marked 200 years since the arrival of the First Fleet of British convict ships at Sydney in 1788. 1988 is considered the official bicentenary year of the founding of Australia.

Location

Address:New England Highway, Highfields State School, Highfields, 4352
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.462346
Long: 151.956504
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1788
Approx. Event End Date:1988

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

BICENTENNIAL TREE
      PRESENTED BY
CROWS NEST SHIRE COUNCIL
     TO COMMEMORATE
AUSTRALIA DAY, 1988

 

Source: MA
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