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16-August-2014
16-August-2014

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Sandra Brown / Russell Byers

A tree 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:New England Highway, Willow Tree, 2339
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.648851
Long: 150.726183
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


An Australian Bicentennial Project 
    To commemorate 
 the nation's bicentenary 
         in 1988
Source: MA
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