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03-January-2018
03-January-2018

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The 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:18 Manthey Road, Tarampa State School, Tarampa, 4311
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.487143
Long: 152.546195
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
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

Australia
1788 - 1988

To Past Present
And Future Generations

The plaque was placed to commemorate
The Australian Bicentenary in dedication
to the early inhabitants of Tarampa
and to the future generations of our town.

An Australian Bicentennial Project, with financial
Assistance from the Queensland State Government.

Source: MA
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