Western Australia & Federation

Western Australia and Federation – Celebrating one hundred years of nationhood.

Images, documents and oral histories from the Battye Library are used to tell the story of Federation from a western perspective. Organised in three sections, Western Australia and Federation examines WA's reluctant entry into Federation (1890-1910), its popular secession movement (1929-1939) and issues affecting Commonwealth-State relations today.

Last updated on: 4 November 2016