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14-January-2020
14-January-2020

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The amenities at the Wallabadah Public Hall were erected to commemorate the bicentenary of Australia in 1988. 

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:Martyn Street, Wallabadah Public Hall, Wallabadah, 2343
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.539976
Long: 150.826342
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

                                Australia
                             1788 - 1988

            Wallabadah & District Community
       These amenities were erected to 
commemorate the Australian Bicentenary. 
    During the local festivities held to mark 
the occasion on the 1st to 3rd January, 1988 
they were opened by Mr. H. G. Golland O.A.M.

Source: MA
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