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18-August-2013
18-August-2013

Photographs supplied by John Huth

A statue commemorates Sir Charles Lilley,  Premier and Chief Justice of Queensland. 

Sir Charles Lilley (1827 – 1897) was a Premier and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Queensland. He had a significant influence on the form and spirit of state education in colonial Queensland which lasted well into the 20th century.

Location

Address:Adelaide Street, King George Square, Brisbane, 4000
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.468764
Long: 153.023956
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Colonial
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…

Dedication

Front Inscription

Sir Charles Lilley ( 1830 - 1897)

Premier and Chief Justice of Queensland

Sir Charles was an editor of the Moreton Bay Courier, supported
Queensland`s separation from New South Wales and became Premier
and Attorney General in 1868.  He was appointed Chief Justice in 1879.

Source: MA, ADB
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