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09-September-2020
09-September-2020

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Trees commemorate the centenary of the Federation of Australia and the International Year of the Volunteer.

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. They kept the systems of government (and the bicameral legislatures) that they had developed as separate colonies, but they also agreed to have a federal government that was responsible for matters concerning the whole 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:Highway B12, Rest Area, Parilla, 5303
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.296406
Long: 140.666751
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Trees
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:Sunday 29th July, 2001
Front Inscription

Plaque :

Parilla Sports Ground & Town Commitee

Trees planted on the 29th July 2001 - Planet Ark Day

To commemorate the Year of Centenary Federation and International Year of the Volunteer

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Source: MA
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