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29-September-2018
29-September-2018
Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
A time capsule commemorates the Centenary of Federation in 2001 and the re-opening of the Mudgee - Gulgong Railway Line in 2000. 
 

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:Inglis Street, Mudgee Railway Station, Mudgee, 2850
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.601279
Long: 149.587517
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 26th January, 2001
Front Inscription
New South Wales
Centenary of Federation 
1901 -2001


                  TIME CAPSULE 
This Time Capsule was buried on Australia Day 
                  26 January 2001
To Commemorate the Re-Opening of 
The Mudgee/ Gulgong Rail Line on 
Saturday 2 September 2000 
                        And
To Celebrate the Centenary of Federation
                 In the Year 2001
It is to be opened on Australia Day 2101
Source: MA
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