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A South Queensland Kauri tree commemorates the centenary of the Australian Public Service.

The Australian Public Service (APS) is the federal civil service of the Commonwealth of Australia responsible for the public administration, public policy and public services of the departments and executive and statutory agencies of the Government of Australia. The Australian Public Service was established at the Federation of Australia in 1901 as the Commonwealth Public Service and modeled on the Westminster system and United Kingdom's Civil Service. 


Address:256-310 St Kilda Road, Victoria Barracks, Southbank, 3006
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.827549
Long: 144.970422
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Government
Approx. Event Start Date:1901
Approx. Event End Date:2001


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 16th October, 2001
Front Inscription

South Queensland Kauri
(Agathis Robusta)

Planted by the Secretary
Department of Defence
Dr Allan Hawke
On 16 October 2001 to commemorate
the Centenary of the
Australian Public Service.

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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