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28-December-2015
28-December-2015

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams
The Federation Wing & Aviation Hall of the Fleet Air Arm Museum commemorate the centenary of Federation in 2001. Federation Wing was opened in 2000 and Aviation Hall was opened in 2001. 

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:489A Albatross Road, Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra Hill, 2540
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.936586
Long: 150.554676
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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 9th September, 2000
Front Inscription
FEDERATION WING
Plaque: 
1901 -2001
A Federation Fund Project
A Commonwealth Government Initiative


FEDERATION WING
Supported by the Commonwealth Government
to mark the Centenary of Australian Federation 
             2001

This Wing was opened by
The Deputy Prime Minister of Australia
The Hon John Anderson MP
               on
9th September 2000


Plaque: 
1901 -2001
A Federation Fund Project
A Commonwealth Government Initiative


AVIATION HALL
Supported by the Commonwealth Government
through the Federation Fund to mark the
Centenary of Federation 2001
This Hall was opened by
The Prime Minister of Australia

The Hon John Howard MP
               on
        1 June 2001




 
Source: MA
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