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23-April-2019
23-April-2019

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland / Sandra Brown

The plaque commemorates the bicentenary of the landing of the First Fleet in Sydney Harbour on 26th of January 1788.

Location

Address:Landsborough Highway , Shire Chambers, Longreach, 4730
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.440844
Long: 144.250666
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

Front Inscription

This Plaque Was Erected By
The Longreach Shire Council
To Commemorate The Bicentenary Of The
Landing Of The First Fleet On Australian Soil.
26th January, 1788.
Cr Sir James G. Walker, K.B., M.B.E. - Chairman
Cr B. Q. Deane - Deputy Chairman
Cr. J. M. Moloney   Cr. W. D. Purcell
Cr. R. H. Hanrick    Cr. G. A. Saunders
Cr. J. te Kloot         Cr. D. H. Ramage
Cr. B. F. Emmott    Cr. C. J. Harris
N. P. Cass        Clerk
J. T. Themsen  Engineer

 

Source: MA
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