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13-June-2019
13-June-2019

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The plaque commemorates the opening of the Barwon River Bridge which was financed as a nationwide road development programme to celebrate Australia`s Bicentenary in 1988. 

Location

Address:Gwydir Highway, Barwon River Bridge, Collarenebri, 2833
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.546731
Long: 148.576984
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

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 9th May, 1987
Front Inscription

This Bridge Was Opened By
      His Excellency
      Air Marshall
Sir James Rowland 
A.C., K.B.E., D.F.C., A.F.C.
 Governor of New South Wales
      9th May 1987

Construction Of The Bridge Was Financed By The
Federal Government As Part Of A Nationwide Road
Development Program To Celebrate Australia`s
Bicentenary In 1988.


 

Source: MA
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