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23-May-2019
23-May-2019

Photographs supplied by Heather Stevens

A cairn built by members of the Clan Donnachaidh commemorates the Bi-Centenary of Australia in 1988. 

The bicentenary of Australia was celebrated in 1988. It marked 200 years since the arrival of the First Fleet of British convict ships at Sydney in 1788. 1988 is considered the official bicentenary year of the founding of Australia.

Location

Address:Milson Road, Cremorne Reserve, Robertsons Point, Cremorne , 2090
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.8475
Long: 151.231667
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

Cairn built from stones brought to international gathering of Clan Donnachaidh by Robertsons Duncans Reids etc. to commemorate bicentennial year - unveiled by Clan Chief G Robertson of Struan 1988.

Plaque :

In memory of their service to Clan Donnachaidh Society our Scottish heritage and Australian community

NSW Clan Chaplain 

Rev Roger Reid
1991 - 2013

Rev William Robertson
2014 -

John Coombs
Piper 1982 - 2014

Left Side Inscription

In memory of their service to Clan Donnachaidh Society our Scottish heritage and Australian community

NSW Clan President

Maclaren Reid
1980 - 83

Angus Robertson
1984 - 87

Alan Duncan
1988 - 2005

William Robertson
2006 - 2209 + 2013

James Reid
2010 - 2012

Right Side Inscription

In memory of their service to Clan Donnachaidh Society our Scottish heritage and Australian community

Clan Secretary & Treasurer

Bruce Robertson
1980 - 88

Raymond Bell
1988 - 2006

Gordon Robertson
2006 - 2014

Source: MA
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