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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.



Address:489A Albatross Road, Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra Hill, 2540
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.936586
Long: 150.554676
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Government
Actual Event Start Date:01-January-1901
Actual Event End Date:01-January-2001


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 9th September, 2000
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Federation Wing

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

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
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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