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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:31 Wyemo Street, Yelarbon Lagoon, Yelarbon, 4388
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.576441
Long: 150.756416
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event STart Date:26-January-1788
Actual Event End Date:26-January-1988

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

Community Improvement Association

Yelarbon

Commemoration of Bicentenary

1988

Source: MA
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