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Australian Federation. How did Australia Become a Nation?. 1788–1901 - 6 self governing colonies under British rule ; NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, and TAS Numerous politicians and influential Australians pushed for Federation of the colonies and self-government.

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Australian federation

Australian Federation


How did australia become a nation

How did Australia Become a Nation?

  • 1788–1901 - 6 self governing colonies under British rule ; NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, and TAS

  • Numerous politicians and influential Australians pushed for Federation of the colonies and self-government.

  • On 22 January 1899, leaders of the colonies met in Melbourne, to discuss a federation bill.

  • Amended Commonwealth Constitution given Royal OK on 9 July 1900.

  • January 1901, Federation of the colonies achieved and Commonwealth of Australia proclaimed by first governor general, John Hope, at Centennial Park in Sydney.

  • Australia’s first Prime Minister was Edmund Barton, who was Prime Minister from January 1901 to September 1903. This gave Australia the right to govern itself.


How did australia change between 1890 and 1915

How did Australia Change Between 1890 and 1915?

  • The Australian federation was a major event. (Previous slide)

  • Australian Shearers’ Strike.

  • Females were given extra rights such as the right to vote.


Who were the people who came to australia

Who Were The People Who Came To Australia?

  • People have lived in Australia for 40,000 – 60,000 years.

  • Pygmy race known as Negritos

  • The first people to arrive were the Murrayian Aborigines.

  • In 1606 the first European, Dutch explorer Williem Janszoon, (1571-1639) - QLD

  • Abel Tasman – 1642 – Discovered Tasmania

  • Captain Cook – 1777 – first recorded European contact with the eastern coastline


Significant individual sir henry parkes

Significant IndividualSir Henry Parkes

  • Lived 27 May 1815 – 27 April 1896

  • Statesman and a politician considered The Father Of Australian Federation.

  • earliest advocate of a Federal Council of the colonies of Australia replaced later by the Commonwealth of Australia,

  • Most prominent of the Australian Founding Fathers.

  • Tall, with rugged facial features, a big mane of hair and a commanding personality.

  • He was a persuasive orator

  • 7th Premier of NSW.


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