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20-January-2019
20-January-2019

Photographs supplied by Michael Doncaster
The monument was erected as a Bicentennial project to commemorate 100 years of gold discovery in the Southern Cross region from 1888 to 1988 and the Bicentenary of Australia from 1788 to 1988. 

It was erected by Yilgarn Bicentennial Committee funded by The Australian Bicentennial Authority, the Yilgarn Shire Council and local volunteers.

Location

Address:Canopus Street, Bi-Centenary Lookout, Southern Cross, 6426
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.234037
Long: 119.324298
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Designer:Andrew Szabo (Cloverdale, WA)

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

Australian Bicentenary         1788 - 1988
Southern Cross Centenary  1888 - 1988

Dedicated to the pioneers and people of the Yilgarn and commemorating 100 years of the discovery of gold in Southern Cross

Erected by the Yilgarn Bicentennial Committee on 8th October 1988

Funded by
The Australian Bicentennial Authority
The Yilgarn Shire Council and local volunteers

Designed by Andrew Szabo, Cloverdale

 

Source: MA
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