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Federation Rotunda
Federation Rotunda

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The rotunda commemorates the Centenary of Federation. It is made from two 20' windmills brought into Hughenden from a property south of Prairie. 

The Federation of Australia was the process by which the six separate British self-governing colonies of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia formed one nation. 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. When the Constitution of Australia came into force, on 1 January 1901, the colonies collectively became states of the Commonwealth of Australia.


Address:Brodie Street, Hughenden, 4821
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.842886
Long: 144.201714
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


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2001
Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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