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Fernvale Bicentennial Memorial
Fernvale Bicentennial Memorial

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The Memorial commemorates the bicentenary of Australia in 1988. 

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:Brisbane Valley Highway, Fernvale, 4306
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.454444
Long: 152.651389
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

                  Australia
                1788-1988

Erected in the Bicentennial Year
to commemorate the achievements
    hopes and dreams of 
past and present generations
whatever race, colour or creed
   "Advance Australia Fair".

An Australian Bicentennial Project,
    with assistance from
the Queensland State Government

Source: MA
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