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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.





Address:57 Shoalhaven Street, Kiama, 2533
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.670889
Long: 150.854123
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Actual Event Start Date:28-August-1883
Actual Event End Date:28-August-1983


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 23rd August, 1983
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In commemoration of 100 years of publication of the Kiama Independent on the 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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