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  Federation- the White Australia Policy
Although Federation was seen as a solution to keep Convicts out of Australia, it was also a barrier to the colonies agreeing to join the Commonwealth.
Federation may never had occurred had another fear not been found to justify the need of border protection.
Australia's humanity departments are almost 100 per cent white, and the lack of diversity shows with the poor quality of their work.
www.convictcreations.com /history/federation.htm   (1742 words)

  
  Federation of Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The federation of Australia was the process by which the six separate British colonies of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia formed a federation.
Federation had the potential to ensure that throughout the continent, trade and commerce would be unaffected by protectionism and measurement and transport would be standardised.
On 1 January 1901 the Proclamation of the Commonwealth of Australia was held in Centennial Park, Sydney.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Federation_of_Australia   (2635 words)

  
 Police Federation of Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Police Federation of Australia is a union that represents the interests of Australian police officers.
The Canberra office was opened by the Prime Minister of Australia the Hon John Howard, MP on Tuesday, 16 September 2003.
The members of each State, Territory and Federal Police Association / Union are members of the Police Federation of Australia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Police_Federation_of_Australia   (127 words)

  
 Federation Story
The history of Federation, the peaceful transition from colonies to Commonwealth and the major events that established the Commonwealth and shaped the nation are examined here in Federation Story.
Federation Story is intended as an overview to illuminate the larger picture and tell the wider story of Federation.
Australia was founded on egalitarianism and the belief in a 'fair go' for its citizens, or at least for those of them with white skin.
www.abc.net.au /federation/fedstory/home.htm   (387 words)

  
 Australia's Federation - australia.gov.au
The Commonwealth of Australia was established as a Constitutional Monarchy.
Because of the large distance between Australia and Britain, the monarch is permitted to appoint a Governor-General who can exercise the monarch's powers in their absence.
In Australia, power was divided between the Commonwealth Government and the governments of the six colonies, which were renamed 'states' by the Constitution.
www.australia.gov.au /Australia's_Federation   (520 words)

  
 PlanetPapers - How and why did Federation (in Australia) occur?
Federation was the coming together in 1901 of the six separate Australian colonies to form what is now the Commonwealth of Australia.
Federation came about with the aid of many political leaders, federation lobby groups, many drafts of the constitution and the people of Australia, through a series of conventions held in different colonies.
Throughout the process of Federation, many drafts of the constitution were made, until 1900, when Australian delegates travelled to London to be present when the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act was passed by the British Parliament.
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 Movement toward federation (from Australia) --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Australia's capital is Canberra, located in the southeast between the larger and more important economic and cultural centres of Sydney and Melbourne.
Located in the south-central part of the country, it is bounded by Western Australia on the west; the Northern Territory on the north; Queensland, New South Wales, and Victoria on the east; and the Great Australian Bight of the Indian Ocean on the south.
federation of 49 state farm bureaus and Puerto Rico farm bureau; founded 1919 in Chicago as an outgrowth of county farm bureau movement; largest farmer's organization in U.S.; employs county demonstration agents, agricultural experts, and extension workers to scientifically analyze agricultural problems and formulate action to achieve economic opportunity, social...
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Federation of Australia
The Federation of Australia was the process by which the six separate British colonies of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia federated on 1 January, 1901, to form the Commonwealth of Australia, of which they became component states.
A movement for federation of the colonies arose in the late 1880s.
Today Federation is still an important event in Australian culture, and is taught in Primary and Secondary schools throughout the country.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Australian_Federation   (433 words)

  
 Australian Unity: Centenary of Federation Website Australia Day Address
Australia's contribution, for example, is only a third of that, and the United States' much lower again.
Australia Day is about national pride, not in a narrow, jingoistic way but in a reflective, positive and forward-looking way.
In this Centenary Year, as we learn a little more about the history of Federation, as we marvel at the emergence and growth of a free, stable tolerant, richly multicultural democracy, we should also recognise that there is a long way to go before the bountiful harvest of the first 100 years reaches all Australians.
www.australianunity.com.au /au/cofederation/talk.asp   (1616 words)

  
 Federation of Australia
Federation Web Quest written by a staff member of St Thomas the Apostle School,ACT, provides activities for students to explore the topic of Federation.
Centenary of Federation - The National Council for the Centenary of Federation was established to coordinate activities to mark the Centenary of Federation in 2001.
The purpose of the site of the Centenary of Federation is to involve Australians in celebration of the centenary and help them learn more about the history of the Federation and its significance in the past and future of the country.
adelaidehs.sa.edu.au /ahsintranet/subjects/SOSE/FederationAustralia.htm   (599 words)

  
 Federation of Australia
Federation Web Quest written by a staff member of St Thomas the Apostle School,ACT, provides activities for students to explore the topic of Federation.
Centenary of Federation - The National Council for the Centenary of Federation was established to coordinate activities to mark the Centenary of Federation in 2001.
The purpose of the site of the Centenary of Federation is to involve Australians in celebration of the centenary and help them learn more about the history of the Federation and its significance in the past and future of the country.
www.adelaidehs.sa.edu.au /ahsintranet/subjects/SOSE/FederationAustralia.htm   (599 words)

  
 Australia's Federation Guard - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Australia's Federation Guard   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Australia's Federation Guard - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Australia's Federation Guard.
The Federation Guard is a tri-service ceremonial unit made up of members from the Australian Army, Royal Australian Navy and Royal Australian Air Force.
Formed in 2000 for Australia's Federation Centenary, it is the first purely ceremonial unit in the history of the Australian armed forces, and has since represented Australia in various roles both at home and around the world, including providing the guard at Buckingham Palace in 2000.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Australias-Federation-Guard.html   (162 words)

  
 Federation Notes
The ineffective Colonial Forces army was used as a main reason for Federating the Colonies ie the need for an efficient Australian army.
Depression gripped colonies and Federation was dropped by Parkes as his support decreased.
Federation was again raised in a small country town of Currowin.
www.teachers.ash.org.au /researchskills/Federation/notes.htm   (483 words)

  
 Federation in Australia
A federation is the joining of states to become one nation.
The smaller colonies were afraid that the larger ones would have more say in a federal parliament, so the conference adopted the practice of the United States: in the House of Representatives each state is represented according to the number of residents; in the Senate each state has an equal number of representatives.
The Act declared that on 1st January 1901, the colonies of New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland, and Tasmania would be united and known as the 'Commonwealth of Australia'.
www.kidcyber.com.au /topics/federation.htm   (756 words)

  
 Orienteering Federation of Australia
The concerns of Australia with its granite and gold-mining terrains have been largely met either through the Specification itself or by use of the 20% variation in symbol size that is permitted.
Australia contends that the Project Team should give extra weight to submissions from countries in which there are terrains that are being newly developed for orienteering.
In Australia practice is to include the moss covered rock within the bare rock with the clearing being mapped in the relevant yellow.
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 Christian Unity - A Working Group of the Uniting Church in Australia
The Congregational Federation of Australia was formed in July 1995 and, at its inaugural Assembly, resolved to seek affiliation with the National Council of Churches in Australia, and, through its NSW Federation, to seek affiliation with the NSW Ecumenical Council.
The Federation has been admitted to membership of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches; its Queensland congregations, which form the Congregational Federation of Queensland, belong to the Queensland Churches Together; and since May 1997, the Congregational Federation of NSW has been a member of the NSW Ecumenical Council.
The anti-ecumenical ethos of that grouping eventually sparked moves to form the Congregational Federation of Australia, which basically is committed to maintaining the faith and order of classical Congregationalism, while being desirous of developing ecumenical links.
nat.uca.org.au /cunity/churchesjoin/cjgeneraldocs/localecumenismkit/cjlocalecukit25app2_2.htm   (721 words)

  
 federation in Australia
The Western Australians started to change their minds about federation, and in August they voted to be part of it.
This is the Federation flag, which people flew to encourage support for the idea of federation.
The flag was white, with a blue cross and the stars of the Southern Cross, and the British flag in one corner.
www.kidcyber.com.au /topics/fedtimeline.htm   (500 words)

  
 The Official Site for Australian Travel and Tourism Australia
Australia is made up of eight states and territories.
Experience Melbourne, Australia's vibrant food, cultural and events capital and the gateway to unique wildlife and coastal experiences.
Australia is the sixth largest country in the world, it's no wonder most major airlines fly here.
www.australia.com   (374 words)

  
 Federation - Australia's Culture Portal
Henry Parkes is often called the 'Father of Federation' for his role as a long-time agitator for the cause.
By the time the Commonwealth of Australia was inaugurated on 1 January 1901, the Australian people had embraced the idea and turned out in their thousands for celebrations all over the new nation.
The National Gallery of Australia's 'Federation' exhibition, which toured to major cities between December 2000 and July 2002 to mark the Centenary of Federation, was:
www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au /articles/federation   (1194 words)

  
 The Federation of Australia
Australia's unification which we know as Federation was vastly different but nevertheless equally effective.
When Australia became a nation its population was mostly of British origin and most Australians were not tolerant of either the indigenous inhabitants of the continent or people of other races.
Now Australia is very much a multicultural nation and we have new waves of boat people seeking refuge in Australia.
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 SportsKnowHow.com - Bocce Rules - Bocce Federation of Australia
While bocce was introduced to Australia by European immigrants in the 1900s, it was only in the 1960s when the sport gained significant recognition after many years of being played as a recreational sport.
In 1974, Australia became a member of FIB and recognized by the Federal Government.
Currently, the Federation is working to promote wider participation in the sport and meet the sport’s technical standards by accrediting coaches and referees.
www.sportsknowhow.com /bocce/rules/bocce-federation-of-australia.html   (148 words)

  
 Waterside Workers Federation of Australia (i) - Australian Trade Union Archives Trade Union entry
The various unions federated in March 1890 but the Waterside Workers' Federation of Australia [WWF] was not established until 7 February 1902.
Following Federation it was believed that state and port based unions would have common concerns which could be more adequately addressed by a federal body.
Following many debates within the ranks of the union the WWF applied for and obtained federal registration as a union in 1907, and elected Billy Hughes as its first General President, a position he maintained until 1916 when he was expelled from the union for his views on conscription.
www.atua.org.au /biogs/ALE0899b.htm   (450 words)

  
 Federation wheat - Australia Innovates - Powerhouse Museum
James Farrer was a highly educated and quite well-off doctor who came to Australia in the 1880s to recover from illness.
Because they matured early in the season, they could be harvested before the weather became too humid (humid conditions allowed rust fungus to grow).
Federation wheat was the most popular variety in Australia until 1925.
www.powerhousemuseum.com /australia_innovates/?behaviour=view_article&Section_id=1000&article_id=10007   (285 words)

  
 History
During the late 1700's and the 1800's, the States of Australia were separate colonies of Great Britain.
New South Wales in 1778, Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) in 1825, Western Australia in 1829, South Australia in 1836, and Queensland, a large part of NSW, in 1859.
The delegate agreed that a federal government, with the power to make national laws, is established.
www.macgregoss.qld.edu.au /Webchallenge/fedfol/history.htm   (283 words)

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