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08-May-2018
08-May-2018

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The plaque commemorates Tea Tree Lake as a project in 1988 to commemorate the bicentenary of 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:Montgomery Way , Tea Tree Lake Reserve, Mortlake, 3272
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.084261
Long: 142.809771
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event Start Date:26-January-1788
Actual Event End Date:26-January-1988

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

Australia 
1788 -1988
Tea Tree Lake

Funded by
Shire of Mortlake
Australian Bicentennial Authority
Victorian Government

An Australian Bicentennial Project to commemorates the Nation`s Bicentenary in 1988


 

Source: MA
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