Federation Timeline by Preston Frankling

Timeline created by Year 6
  • 1850s- Violence occurs towards Chinease on the goldfields.

    1850s Violence occurs towards Chinease on the goldfields.
  • 1854- The Eureka Rebellion takes place.

    1854- The Eureka Rebellion takes place.
  • 1855- Van Diemen's Land renamed Tasmania

  • 1856- Men in South Australia get the vote.

  • 1857- Men in Victoria get the vote.

    1857- Men in Victoria get the vote.
  • 1858- Men in New South Wales

  • 1872- Men in Queensland get the vote.

  • 1880s- This decade is boom time in Australia.

  • 1889- Sir Henry Parkes called all colonies to form a federal government.

  • 1890- Martime Workers' strike occurs.

  • 1891- A national Convention to draft the constitution is held.

  • 1893- Men in Western Australia get the vote.

  • 1894- Women in South Australia

  • 1895-97 Premier's confrences discuss federation

  • 1896- 27 April Death of Sir Henry Parkes

  • 1897- Towards a Federal Constitution.

    Towards a Federal Constitution. All colonies except Queensland attended.
  • 1898- The first Referendum for federation occurs.

  • 1899- The second referendum for Federation occurs. Women in Western Australia get the vote.

  • 1900- Men in Tasmania get the vote.

  • 1901- Australia becomes a nation

    1901 Australia becomes a country. The Australian government takes leadership of all Australian colonial army and naval forces. Australia's population reaches 3773801, but aboriginal peoples are not included in the cencus. The winning design for the Australian flag is awarded.
  • 1901-1903- Edmund Barton becomes Australias first prime minister.

  • 1902- women get the right to vote

    1902- women get the right to vote in Australian federal elections. Women in New South Wales get the vote in their state.
  • 1903- women in Tasmania get the vote.

    1903- women in Tasmania get the vote. The high court of Australia is formed. Alfred Deakin becomes the second prime minister of Australia.
  • 1904- Conciliation and Arbitration court is formed.

  • 1905- Women in Queensland get the Vote.

    Women in Queensland get the Vote. Deakin becomes prime minister for the second time.
  • 1906- Australia becomes responsible for British New Guinea

  • 1908- Women in Victoria get the vote.

    908- Women in Victoria get the vote. The sight of the national capital is chosen. Andrew fisher becomes prime minister.
  • 1912- The commonwealth bank is set up.

  • 1913- The royal Australian navy is formally established.

  • 1914- Prime minister Fisher commits Australian forces to fighting in the world war 1

  • 1914- Australia entered World War I

  • 1916- First Anzac Day commemorated

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