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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:||Welcome Street, Cooke Park , Parkes, 2870|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.139668|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 26th January, 2002|
1901 -2001 CENTENARY OF FEDERATION
This plaque marks the location of a time capsule buried Australia Day 2002 to mark the end of year long Centenary of Federation celebrations in Parkes
It will be opened in 2052
Cr Robert Wilson Alan McCormack
Mayor of Parkes General Manager