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Centenary of Federation Wall 2011
Centenary of Federation Wall 2011

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Ian Bevege

Walls depicting the history of the settlement of Port Douglas were constructed to commemorate the Centenary of Federation of the Australian Colonies in 1901.

A time capsule was embedded in the wall and is to be opened on Australia Day 2101. 

Location

Address:Macrossan & Wharf Streets, ANZAC Park, Port Douglas, 4877
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -16.480192
Long: 145.46225
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Federal
Actual Event STart Date:01-January-1901
Actual Event End Date:01-January-2001

Dedication

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

Plaque :

To Celebrate The Centenary Of Federation
These Walls Were Officially Opened
On Australia Day 26th January 2001 By

Hon. Warren Entsch, Federal MP
Mike Berwick, Mayor, Douglas Shire
Grant Lawrence, Charter President

A Time Capsule Was Embedded Herein By
Hon. Steve Bredhauer, State MP
           And
Kaileb Bannister born 18. 6. 99
To be opened on 26th January 2101.

Source: MA
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