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A walkway commemorates the centenary of the Federation of the Australian colonies in 1901.


Address:Boort - Pyramid Road, Little Lake Boort, Boort, 3285
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.117408
Long: 143.727704
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Walkway
Monument Theme:Government
Actual Event Start Date:01-January-1901
Actual Event End Date:01-January-2001


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 15th May, 2001
Left Side Inscription

Federation Walkway

A lasting memorial to Russell John Malone in recognition of his outstanding service to the Boort Community

October 2006

Right Side Inscription

Centenary of Federation Historic Walkway and Lake Management Project

This historic walkway, formerly known as Lovers Lane, was constructed by volunteers of the Boort Community to commemorate 100 years of Australian nationhood.

Funding was provided by the Federal Government, a bequest from Catherine Cochrane and the Boort Community

The Historic Federation Walkway was officially opened by Hon Dr Sharman Stone MP Member for Murray 15th May 2001

Project design : Paul Haw, Brendon Goddard, Roger Griffiths, Helen Storey

Engineer : Barry Kennedy

A Boort Development Incorporated Project

Chairman : Russell Malone
Secretary : Margaret Nelson

1901 - 2001
Centenary of Federation

Source: MA
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