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Federation celebrations - opening of the first Parliament of Australia

The opening of the first Australian Parliament and the royal visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York in May 1901 were accompanied by widespread celebrations in Melbourne. This collection of 20 digital curriculum resources about the events of that time includes interactive learning objects, contemporary photographs, ...

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Federation celebrations - asset 3

This is a photographic print from 'Australia's Federation on film' showing the old gates at Sydney's Government House, covered in floral decorations and flags for the parade to celebrate Federation in January 1901.

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Melbourne street decorations, 1901

This is a black-and-white print from a 16.6 cm x 12.1 cm half-plate glass negative showing an arch across Bourke Street, Melbourne, erected to welcome the future King George V and Queen Mary to Australia in May 1901, and to celebrate Federation and the opening of the first Australian Parliament. Flags fly from the turreted ...

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Royal procession in Swanston Street, 1901

This black-and-white photograph shows the procession of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York through Melbourne on 6 May 1901. They have passed under a decorative arch labelled ‘EDWARD VII’ and a prominent Union Jack. Troops line the street. The arch is topped by the royal coat of arms with large crowns on either side. ...

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Prahran and St Kilda arch, Melbourne, 1901

This is a black-and-white photograph showing the Prahran and St Kilda arch in Melbourne in 1901, erected as part of the celebrations for the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York to open the first Australian Parliament. It is emblazoned with a 'WELCOME' sign on its middle arch and the names of the suburbs 'Prahran' ...

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Wool Arch during the Federation celebrations in Sydney, 1901

This is a black-and-white photograph of the Wool Arch, one of many temporary arches erected in Sydney in 1901 as part of the Federation celebrations. A statue of a ram and a ewe stands directly over the opening, above the sign 'WELCOME TO THE LAND OF THE GOLDEN FLEECE'. At the top of the structure is a large model of a ...

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American Arch, 1901

This is a black-and-white photograph of the American Arch across Pitt Street in Sydney, erected for the celebrations to mark the inauguration of the Commonwealth of Australia on 1 January 1901. Around the archway is written: 'THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA GREET UNITED AUSTRALIA'. There are two wide columns on either side ...

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Queen Victoria Arch in Melbourne, 1901

This is a black-and-white photograph showing the Queen Victoria Arch, one of nine arches erected in Melbourne in May 1901. This arch stood at the corner of Collins and Russell streets. On top of the arch is a bronze statue of Queen Victoria beneath a model of a giant crown. Lions' heads decorate the base of the structure ...

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German Arch in Melbourne, 1901

This is a sepia-toned photograph of the German Arch, erected as part of the celebrations to mark the opening of the first parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901. It includes two tall Corinthian columns on either side of the street, topped by German eagles and German flags. Between the columns, a large oil painting ...

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Melbourne Arch, 1901

This is a black-and-white photograph of the Melbourne Arch across Park Street in Sydney, erected for the Federation celebrations in January 1901. It bears the words: 'MELBOURNE REJOICES IN THE COMMONWEALTH' and is decorated with leaves and floral bunting. On top are the flags of Victoria, New South Wales, Ireland and Scotland. ...

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Finding stuff out - iTunes app

Learn about structures, dinosaur teeth, recycling, plants, the sun and solids, liquids and gases through fun challenges. Free when reviewed on 12/5/2015.