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The plaque commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Legislative Council of New South Wales and the inauguration of parliamentary institutions in Australia. 

The plaque was presented to the Upper House of the Parliament of New South Wales by Prince Charles on behalf of Queen Elizabeth 11 in 1974. 


Address:6 Macquarie Street, Parliament of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.867428
Long: 151.212561
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Actual Event Start Date:25-August-1824
Actual Event End Date:25-August-1974


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 15th October, 1974
Front Inscription
          This Plaque Was Unveiled By
His Royal Highness The Prince Of Wales
On The 15th October, 1974 During His Visit To
The Legislative Council To Deliver To Both
Houses Of Parliament A Message From Her Majesty
The Queen To Commemorate The 150th Anniversary
Of The First Meeting On 25th August 1824 Of 
The Legislative Council Of New South Wales 
And The Inauguration Of Parliamentary
              Institutions In Australia 

Source: MA
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