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The Federation Kiosk at the Proclamation of Federation, Centennial Park

1901

National Archives of Australia

National Archives of Australia
CANBERRA, Australia

Celebration of the new Commonwealth of Australia took place on 1 January 1901. On this day the Australian Constitution came into force.

This photograph depicts the moment at which Australia officially became a nation, the ceremony for which was attended by nearly 8000 guests, 10,000 schoolchildren, a 1000-voice choir and more than 100,000 spectators.

Details

  • Title: The Federation Kiosk at the Proclamation of Federation, Centennial Park
  • Date Created: 1901
  • Location: Sydney, New South Wales
  • External Link: Find out more - click here
  • Citation: NAA: A1200, L83908

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