Centenary of FederationPrint Page
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.
|Address:||New England Highway, Highfields, 4352|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.462346|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||01-January-1901|
|Actual Event End Date:||01-January-2001|
|Monument Designer:||Wendy Schoenfisch-Young|
|Monument Manufacturer:||Students of Highfields and Geham State Schools|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 10th December, 2001|
This Work, Completed By Students Of Highfields And Geham State Schools, Commemorates The Centenary Of Federation
And Was Made Possible By Generous Regional Arts Development Funding And By The Skills Of Local Ceramic Artist, Wendy Schoenfisch-Young.
Officially Opened By Crows Nest Shire Council Mayor, Geoff Patch.
10 December 2001.