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29-March-2019
29-March-2019
Photographs supplied by Russell Byers
The plaque commemorates 150 years of the first free settlement of Moreton Bay.  This was done by missionaries brought by Doctor Dunmore Lang from Germany in 1838 to Christianise the local Aborigines. 

 

Location

Address:Sandgate Road, Nundah, 4012
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.404444
Long: 153.059722
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 15th October, 1988
Front Inscription

The German - Australian Friendship Plaque

Unveiled during the German - Australian Pioneer Week (QLD) on the 15th October, by

The Hon. W. A. M. (Bill) Gunn & Dr. Karl-Heinz Berninger
Deputy Premier, Minister for       Consul-General for the Federal Republic of Germany
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In commemoration of 150 years first free settlement in Queensland by German missionaries who settled in 1838 at Walkers Way, Nundah

 

Source: MA
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