Series 140 - Documents for the design competition for the Federal Capital City

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Documents for the design competition for the Federal Capital City


  • 1911 - ? (Creation)

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1.0m (one folder and original wooden box)

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(1901 - 1916)

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The Department of Home Affairs was established on 1 January 1901 and was one of the first seven Departments of State to be established when Australia became a Commonwealth. The functions of the Department included the Federal Capital.

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This set of printed documents, drawings and maps is one of many distributed by the Commonwealth Government for the information of competitors in the Federal Capital Design Competition in 1911.


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Prepared by Maggie Shapley on 16 July 2007




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