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The plaque commemorates 100 years of publication of the Kiama Independent on the site.

The Kiama Independent was first published on the 7th July 1863 at a site in Morton Street, and was moved to the present location on the 28th August 1883. The Kiama Independent has been published by the Weston Family since its inception. 

The Weston family sold the paper to Southern Independent Publishers in 2005. Fairfax Media bought the Kiama Independent and Lake Times in 2010.

 

 

 

Location

Address:57 Shoalhaven Street, Kiama, 2533
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.670889
Long: 150.854123
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Actual Event Start Date:28-August-1883
Actual Event End Date:28-August-1983

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 23rd August, 1983
Front Inscription

IN COMMEMORATION OF
100 YEARS OF PUBLICATION 
OF THE Kiama Independent 
ON THIS SITE

First published On 7th July, 1863, At Morton Street,
(Rear of ANZ Bank), The Office Moved To This Location
On 28th August, 1883

Published By The Weston Family Since Its Inception
                       28th August, 1983

Source: MA,H
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