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09-May-2018
09-May-2018
Photographs supplied by Heather Stevens

An avenue of Kauri Pines commemorates the centenary of the Federation of the Commonwealth of Australia.

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. They kept the systems of government that they had developed as separate colonies but also would have a federal government that was responsible for matters concerning the whole nation.

 

 

Location

Address:Parkes Drive, Centennial Park, Centennial Park, 2021
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.892581
Long: 151.233569
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Federal

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 14th October, 2001
Front Inscription

Plaque :

Avenue of Nations

The avenue of trees in Parkes Drive celebrates Australia`s Centenary of Federation and is dedicated to the many cultures and nationalities that are Australian society

This plaque was unveiled by the Hon. Joe Hockey, MP on Sunday 14 October 2001

Source: MA
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