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Fernvale Bicentennial Memorial
Fernvale Bicentennial Memorial

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

Fernvale Bicentennial Memorial commemorates the bicentenary 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. The Australian Bicentennial Authority (ABA) was set up to plan, fund and coordinate projects that emphasized the nation's cultural heritage.


Address:Brisbane Valley Highway, Fernvale, 4306
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.454444
Long: 152.651389
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription


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
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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