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12-October-2018
12-October-2018

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A bicentennial plaque commemorates the nations' bicentenary in 1988 with the upgrade to Robinson Park and its facilities.

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:Herbert Street, Boulia, 4829
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -22.911585
Long: 139.910537
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

Plaque:
Australia 
1788 -1988

Robinson Park 
Facilities in this park
have been upgraded by
Boulia Shire Council 
As an Australian Bicentennial Project
with financial assistance
from the Queensland Government 
To commemorate the nation's 
Bicentenary in 1988
 

Source: MA
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