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28-December-2015
28-December-2015

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams
The Federation Wing and Aviation Hall of the Fleet Air Arm Museum commemorate the centenary of Federation in 2001. Federation Wing was opened in 2000 and Aviation Hall was opened in 2001. 

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:489A Albatross Road, Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra Hill, 2540
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.936586
Long: 150.554676
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:Saturday 9th September, 2000
Front Inscription

FEDERATION WING

Plaque: 
1901 -2001
A Federation Fund Project
A Commonwealth Government Initiative

FEDERATION WING
Supported by the Commonwealth Government 
to mark the Centenary of Australian Federation  
        2001
This Wing Was Opened By
The Deputy Prime Minister Of Australia

The Hon John Anderson MP
       On
9th September 2000


Plaque: 
1901 -2001
A Federation Fund Project
A Commonwealth Government Initiative


AVIATION HALL
Supported by the Commonwealth Government
through the Federation Fund to mark the 
Centenary Of Federation 2001

This Hall was opened by
The Prime Minister of Australia

The Hon John Howard MP
       on 
1 June 2001




 

Source: MA
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