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14-July-2021
14-July-2021

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The wharf was constructed as a project to commemorate Australia`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:River Street, McLachlan Park, Maclean, 2463
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.454763
Long: 153.196722
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 26th January, 1988
Front Inscription
Plaque:
                Australia 
                  1788-1988

Maclean Bicentennial Wharf
This wharf was officially opened by
the Shire President Cr. J.E. Harvey,
on Australia Day, 26th January, 1988.
The wharf was constructed by the Maclean Shire 
Council with financial assistance made available
by the Australian Bicentennial Authority and the
N.S.W. Bicentennial Council as a project to
commemorate Australia`s Bicentenary, 1988.

 
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