Welcome to the Queensland Times Federation site

Tom Barker

One 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.

As 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 aboutCentenary of Federation  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.

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