Matthew Flinders Statue
Macquarie Street, Sydney.

A statue of Matthew Flinders is situated on the west side of the Mitchell Library, Sydney, facing Macquarie Street. The plaque reads as follows:
MATTHEW FLINDERS
1774 - 1814
CAPTAIN IN THE ROYAL NAVY

HE EXPLORED AND SKILFULLY
CHARTED A LARGE PORTION
OF THE AUSTRALIAN COAST
DURING THE YEAR 1796
TO 1803