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A plaque commemorates the Centenary of the Proclamation of Federation in 1901.
On Federation Day, 1 January 1901, the Government of New South Wales hosted a luncheon at the Town Hall to commemorate the swearing-in of Lord Hopetoun as the first Governor-General. It was the Lord Mayor and Council of the City of the City of Sydney, based in the Town Hall, who from the time of the handing over of the Olympic and Paralympic flags at the conclusion of the Atlanta Games were entrusted with the host city protocol and celebrations.
|Address:||483 George Street, Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, 2000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.873311|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 3rd January, 2001|
1901 - 2001
`A Nation Splendid In Intelligence
And Noble In Humanity`
Edmund Barton, 1898
This Tablet Commemorates
THE CENTENARY OF
OF SIX COLONIES
TO FORM THE
NATION of AUSTRALIA
1 January 2001
His Excellency The Honourable
Sir William Deane AC, KBE
Governor-General Of Australia
On 3 January 2001
Greg Maddock Frank Sartor
General Lord Mayor
Manager of Sydney