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07-September-2020
07-September-2020

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A time capsule was placed to commemorate 100 years of the Federation of Australian colonies.

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:Walker Flat - Mount Pleasant Road & The Pines Road, Sanderston, 5273
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.756234
Long: 139.220621
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:Wednesday 25th April, 2001
Front Inscription

Plaque :

A Sanderston community time capsule was laid here of the 25th April 2001 to mark Australia`s 100 years of Federation.

It is hoped the community will open it and add further contributions each 25 years for the next century.

Source: MA
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