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Plaque 2 : 22-October-2014
Plaque 2 : 22-October-2014

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

The plaque acknowledges the Biddegal people as traditional people of the land.

The Council also says sorry for the loss and grief caused by past actions which includes alienation from traditional lands, loss of language and culture and forced removal of children. 


Address:MacMahon Street, Council Chambers, Hurstville, 2220
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.964918
Long: 151.102054
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 30th May, 2007
Front Inscription

Hurstville City Council 
Serving the local community 

This Commemorative plaque was unveiled on 30 May 2007 
His Worship the Mayor of Hurstville - Clr Vince Badalati

Hurstville City Council would like to acknowledge the Biddegal people as the traditional custodians of the land. Council would like to say sorry for the loss and grief held by Aboriginal people caused by past actions including alienation from traditional lands, loss of language and cultural practices and forced removal of children. 

Hurstville Ward      Peakhurst Ward    Penshurst Ward 
(Names)                 (Names)                (Names) 

Jeffrey Trip           Laurie O'Connor               Rhonda Tyne
Administration    Acting Service Delivery      Policy Planning  & Environment 

Clr Vince Badalati                                         Victor GD Lampe
Mayor                                                            General Manager 

Source: MA
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