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Australia

Commonwealth of Australia
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

On 1 Jan. 1901 the former British colonies of New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania were federated under the name of the ‘Commonwealth of Australia’, the designation of ‘colonies’ being at the same time changed into that of ‘states’—except in the case of Northern Territory, which was transferred from South Australia to the Commonwealth as a ‘territory’ on 1 Jan. 1911.

Keywords

Western Australia Saving Bank Government School Australian Capital Territory Executive Council 
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Further Reading

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