hundred years ago, Ipswich people were discussing Federation.
Their main source of information - and the main forum to air their
opinions and their grievances - was through the pages of the local
newspaper - The Queensland Times.
Australia celebrates their Centenary of Federation in 2001, look
through the articles and images and see how the people of Ipswich
viewed the move toward Federation. Find out about
the major events that were happening in Ipswich at the time
and how these formed the character of the city and affected their
sense of national identity.