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Centenary Federation Tree : 23-August-2011
Centenary Federation Tree : 23-August-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A tree commemorates the centenary of the federation of the Australian colonies in January 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:Byaduk-Penshurst Road, Byaduk, 3301
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.951967
Long: 141.955472
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Federal
Actual Event STart Date:26-January-1901
Actual Event End Date:26-January-2001

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 26th January, 2001
Front Inscription

Byaduk - North Byaduk Progress Association 

Centenary Federation Tree  
Eucalyptus maculata
Planted By : Peter Shepherd (13 years)  
                   :Stephanie Holcombe (13 years)
Assisted by Cr. Marcus Rentsch S.G.S.C. 
26. 01 2001.

Source: MA
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