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TOWARDS FEDERATION: Why Western Australia joined the Australian Federation in 1901

Hunt, Lyall (ed.)
ISBN: 0909845034Category:


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Discussion of policy leading to Western Australia joining the Australian Federation in 1901. Released as part of Centenary of Federation celebrations in WA. Until May 1900 it appeared that Western Australia would not join the Federation but develop a separate British dominion, however last-minute decisions led to a plebescite on 31 July 1900 and WA joined on 1 January 1901. Includes photos, endnotes and index. Editor is a historian and researcher whose previous titles include ‘Westralian Portraits’ and ‘Yilgarn’. Illustrated. 280215

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AuthorHunt, Lyall (ed.)
Number of pages201
PublisherRoyal Western Australian Historical Society
Year Published2000
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