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The pathways and gardens were established as a project to commemorate the bicentenary of European settlement of Australia in 1988. 
 

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:New England Highway, APEX (Victoria) Park, Warwick, 4370
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.222573
Long: 152.018914
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Garden
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

Australia
1788 - 1988

Family Pathways and Gardens
An Australian Bicentennial Project
funded by
The Australian Government, the Queensland Government,
the Warwick City Council and
the Warwick Bicentennial Community Commitee
 to commemorate
The Nation`s Bicentenary
opened by Ald. S. R. Walsh, D.C.M., Mayor of Warwick
26th January, 1988.

Inscription in Proximity

Australia
1788 - 1988

"Family Pathways"
A Warwick Bicentennial Community Committee project funded
from contributions to Family Bricks by the Citizens and Friends
of Warwick.  
Officially opened Australia Day 26th, January, 1988 by Ald. S. R.
Walsh, D.C.M., Mayor of Warwick.

Committee Chairman : James Bax
Secretary : Elizabeth Bax
Treasurere : Ald. Doug. Cutmore
Committee Members :
Elspeth Matthews  Ald. Stan Walsh  Thomas Bryant  
Allan M. Matthews  John Cuddihy  Doug Feez

Source: MA
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