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24-November-2017
24-November-2017

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A plaque commemorates the landscaping of the Laidley Cultural Centre as a project to commemorate 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:Laidley - Plainlands Road, Laidley Cultural Centre, Laidley, 4341
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.61328
Long: 152.397713
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

Front Inscription

Plaque:

Australia
1788 - 1988

Laidley Shire Council
Aesthetically beautify
the surrounds to the
Laidley Cultural Centre

An Australian Bicentennial
         Project
To Commemorate
The Nation`s Bicentenary
         in 1988.

Source: MA
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