The Timetable to Federation

Timeline created by spazbaz
  • Sir Henry Parkes Speech

    Sir Henry Parkes, the premier of New South Wales, gives a speech in Tenterfield that begins public debate about the possiblitity of Federation
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    Dates

  • Conferance

    A conferance to draw up the new constitution is held in Sydney
  • Constitution

    The final touches to Australia's first federal constitution are completed in Easter
  • National Australasian Convention

    People of NSW, VIC, TAS and SA elect delegates to attend the Nation Convention
  • Nation Convention

    People of NSW, VIC, TAS, and Sa vote in referdum to decide if they agree with the model of government chosen by the Nathional Australasiam Convention
  • Second Referendum

    A second referendum is necessary and it is held in NSW, VIC, TAS, SA and QLD
  • Queen Victoria

    Queen Victoria agrees to the new constitiution in 1900 and WA decides to join the federation.
  • Federation

    Federation between all colonies is declared on the first of January