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Invitation to attend a celebration of the opening of Parliament

1901

National Archives of Australia

National Archives of Australia

The first Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia was opened at noon on 9 May 1901 by the Duke of Cornwall and York (later King George V). The lavish ceremony took place in the Exhibition Building, Melbourne. This invitation is for the evening reception, marking the beginning of two weeks of celebrations in the city of Melbourne.

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  • Title: Invitation to attend a celebration of the opening of Parliament
  • Date Created: 1901
  • Location: Melbourne, Victoria
  • External Link: Find out more - click here
  • Citation: NAA: M1406, 13

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