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18-August-2015
18-August-2015

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The Pioneer Memorial Wall commemorates the centenary of federation and is dedicated to the pioneers of Geraldton and the MidWest. 

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:Chapman Road and Phelps Street, Apex Pioneer Memorial Park, Geraldton, 6530
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.76563
Long: 114.617483
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Federal
Approx. Event Start Date:1901
Approx. Event End Date:2001
Monument Manufacturer:Apex Club of Geraldton

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 28th October, 2001
Front Inscription

CENTENARY OF FEDERATION
PIONEER MEMORIAL WALL 

Plaque:

One People One Destiny
100 Years of Federation


PIONEER MEMORIAL WALL
CONSTRUCTED BY THE 
APEX CLUB OF GERALDTON

A COMMUNITY PROJECT TO CELEBRATE
THE CENTENARY OF FEDERATION
1901 - 2001
AND DEDICATED TO THE PIONEERS 
OF GERALDTON AND THE MIDWEST

FUNDED BY THE 
CENTENARY OF FEDERATION STATE COMMITTEE
WESTERN AUSTRALIA 

OPENED BY
HER WORSHIP THE MAYOR MS VIKKI PETTERSON
CITY OF GERALDTON

28 OCTOBER 2001



 

Source: MA
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