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The tower commemorates the sesquicentenary of the State of South Australia from 1836 to 1986.



Address:O G Road & Payneham Road, Payneham, 5070
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.894725
Long: 138.642717
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Government
Approx. Event Start Date:1836
Approx. Event End Date:1986
Designer:C. Dottore


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 23rd August, 1986
Front Inscription

City of Payneham

The identification tower was erected by the Payneham Council on the occasion of the sesquicentenary of the State of South Australia.

The plaque was unveiled and the Australian Flag first raised here by the Mayor of Payneham, L. A. Fioravanti Esq, J. P. on 23rd August, 1986.

Members of Council

Ald. W. T. Potter   Ald. B. J. Minney
Ald. L. A. G. Pitt   Ald. N. J. Wilson
Cr. P. N. Young  ​  Cr. D. C. Sallis
​Cr. G. Trotta  ​       Cr. C. N. Scalzi
​Cr. J. D. Muller  ​   Cr. D. C. Rosser
​Cr. K. J. Duke  ​    Cr. C. Dottore
​Cr. E. L. Hall ​       Cr. S. M. L. M. Chapman

J. C. Reynolds    T. Howard
Town Clerk          Project Manager

                            C. Dottore.




Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au