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Australian Bicentenary : 01-January-2013
Australian Bicentenary : 01-January-2013

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A flagpole commemorates the bi-centenary 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:Main Street, , Montville, 4560
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.688359
Long: 152.892334
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 26th January, 1988
Front Inscription

AUSTRALIA
1788 - 1988

A Bicentenary Gift To Montville
From Alison and Jack Warren O.A.M.
Dedicated by Lt.Col George Carpenter
Australia Day 1988

 

Source: MA
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