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28-June-2014
28-June-2014

Photographs supplied by John Huth

A time capsule commemorates the centenary of the federation of the Australian colonies in 1901.

The Federation of Australia was the process by which the six separate British self governing colonies of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia formed one nation.  When the Constitution of Australia came into force, on 1 January 1901, the colonies collectively became states of the Commonwealth of Australia.

Location

Address:O`Brien Road, HIghfields Cultural Centre, Highfields, 4352
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.44988
Long: 151.946452
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Federal
Actual Event STart Date:01-January-1901
Actual Event End Date:01-January-2001

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 26th January, 2001
Front Inscription

      Time Capsule
Crow`s Nest & District Libraries

Buried By Cr Geoff Patch,
Mayor Of The Shire Of Crow`s Nest

Centenary Of Federation Celebration
                  On
   26th January, 2001

        To Be Opened
               On  
      Australia Day 2026

Source: MA
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