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Centenary Place Sundial
Centenary Place Sundial

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

A sundial commemorates the 75th anniversary and redevelopment of Centenary Place.

Centenary Place was designed and constructed for the purpose of commemorating the centenary of European settlement in Queensland (1824-1924). It is also important as the site of a public forum or speaker's corner during the 1960s and 1970s when political activism was increasing and public speaking spaces were use to promote public awareness of both national and local issues.

Location

Address:85 Wickham Street, Centenary Place, Fortitude Valley, 4006
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.460278
Long: 153.032222
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 10th November, 1999
Front Inscription

The Right Honourable the Lord Mayor Cr Jim Soorley unveiled this sundial to celebrate the 75th anniversary and redevelopment of Centenary Place on Wednesday 10 November 1999

Brisbane City Council acknowledges the contribution made to the project by Cr David Hinchcliffe`s Parks Trust Fund and Devine Ltd.

Source: MA
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