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Federation Park
Federation Park

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson
A park commemorates the centenary of the Federation of the Australian colonies in 1901.

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:Cunningham Highway, Warwick, 4370
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.209167
Long: 152.0375
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Federal

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 7th October, 2001
Front Inscription
     Federation Park
was officially opened on
     7 October 2001
as part of Warwick Shire`s
Centenary of Federation Celebrations
                  by
 
Mr Lawrence Springborg M.P.
State Member for Southern Downs
Federation Park was financially assisted by the Queensland  Government, through Queensland Community Assistance Program of the centenary of Federation Queensland. 

Cr Ron Bellingham 
           Mayor
Source: MA
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