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24-September-2014
24-September-2014

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A park commemorates the bicentenary of European settlement of Australia.

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.

Note : The official opening of the park is listed on the plaque as the 1st February 1986. 

Location

Address:Ramsay Street, Greenmount, 4359
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.786561
Long: 151.90559
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:Saturday 1st February, 1986
Front Inscription

BICENTENNIAL MEMORIAL PARK 

Plaque :

BICENTENNIAL MEMORIAL PARK
Officially Opened By
HON. DAVID BEDDALL M.P.
Federal Member For Rankin
on Saturday, 1st February, 1986 (sic)

A PROJECT TO MARK
THE AUSTRALIAN BICENTENARY IN 1988

Constructed By Cambooya Shire Council In Consultation With
The Cambooya Shire Bicentennial Community Committee

Source: MA
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