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14-January-2021
14-January-2021

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The original council chamber was restored and opened as a project to commemorate the nation`s bicentenary 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:Beach Terrace, Elliston, 5670
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.647007
Long: 134.887179
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

Australia 
1788 - 1988

District Council of Elliston
1888

Original Council Chamber

This building was re-opened in Council`s Centenary year on the 9th October 1988. 

The building has been restored to the original design of 1913. 

An Australian Bicentennial project to commemorate the Nation`s Bicentenary in 1988.

 

Source: MA
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