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04-June-2016 (R. Shakespeare) : Governor Paul De Jersey with former Governer Quentin Bryce
04-June-2016 (R. Shakespeare) : Governor Paul De Jersey with former Governer Quentin Bryce

Photographs supplied by John Huth / Liz Clinton / Robert Shakespeare

The sculpture commemorates Queen Elizabeth II and the naming of Queen's Place.  It is one of two public sculptures of Elizabeth II in Australia and was originally unveiled on  the 5th September 1986.

The sculpture was removed from Queen’s Place at George and Alice Streets, Brisbane on Tuesday 10 May 2016 to Government House Queensland and was rededicated by The Governor, His Excellency, the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC on Saturday 4 June 2016.

Elizabeth II (born 21 April 1926) is the Queen of 16 of the 53 member states in the Commonwealth of Nations. She is also Head of the Commonwealth and Supreme Governor of the Church of England. Queen Elizabeth acceded to the throne on 6 February 1952.  

Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-lived and second-longest reigning monarch of the United Kingdom. She surpassed Queen Victoria as the longest-reigning British monarch on 9 September 2015.



Address:168 Fernberg Road, Government House Queensland, Paddington, 4064
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.474655
Long: 153.026769
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Artist:Dr John Stuart Dowie AM
Monument Manufacturer:Adelaide Art Foundry


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 5th September, 1986
Front Inscription

This plaque commemorates the rededication of the statue of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by

His Excellency the Honourable Paul De Jersey AC  Governor of Queensland on 4 June 2016

This Dr John Dowie AM statue was originally located in Queen’s Place, corner George and Alice Street, Brisbane and was first unveiled on 5 September 1986 by His Excellency The Honourable Sir Walter Campbell, Q.C., Governor of Queensland

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Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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