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Q: What is the commonwealth of Australia?
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What was the act of forming the commonwealth of Australia called?

The act of forming the commonwealth of Australia, or the merging of the independent states, was called "Federation".

Was Australia allianced with Britain in world war 1?

Yes. As a member of the British Commonwealth of Nations, Australia was bound to join the war when Britain did and on Britain's side.

When did Australia become one country?

No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Lieutenant James COOK took possession of just the eastern seaboard in the name of Great Britain. Six colonies were created in the late 18th and 19th centuries; they federated and became the Commonwealth of Australia on 1 January 1901.

How many immigrants live in Australia?

Fewer than 2 million people have immigrated to the Commonwealth of Australia. The total overrall people who have been born here is currently at 20 million.

When did the Northern Territory become a colony of Australia?

The Northern Territory was never a colony of Australia. The Northern Territory was founded under the name of "Northern Territory" in 1911, which is when it was separated from South Australia and transferred to Commonwealth control. From 1825 to 1863, the Northern Territory was part of New South Wales, and from 1863 to 1911 it was part of South Australia, at neither time being a separate territory or colony - though there was the outpost of Port Essington on the northern coast. On 1 January 1911, the Northern Territory was removed from South Australia's rule and transferred to Commonwealth control.

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Is Australia part of the English commonwealth?

Yes Australia is part of the Commonwealth. It is officially called the Commonwealth of Australia.

What is Australia's full name?

Australia's full name is the Commonwealth of Australia.

What is the official name of Australia?

The official name of Australia is the Commonwealth of Australia.

What date was Australia no longer known as the commonwealth of Australia?

Officialy Australia still is the "Commonwealth of Australia". There has never been a time at which Australia's official name has stopped being the Commonwealth of Australia

Why does Australia compete in the commonwealth games?

because Australia is part of the british commonwealth

What is Australia's second name?

Australia is simply "Australia", or the Commonwealth of Australia.

Why was Australia able to compete in the commonwealth games?

Australia is part of the commonwealth. Therefore they are allowed to participate at the games.

Did the Australian One Dollar note always have the Commonwealth of Australia on it?

All Australian bank notes had "COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA" on them until 1972. Following a change of government in November 1972, the words "COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA" were replaced with "AUSTRALIA".

Where is the commonwealth sectary located?

The Commonwealth Bank is located in Australia

What was the joining of the Australian commonwealth called?

When the states of Australia joined together to form the Commonwealth of Australia, it was called Federation.

What is Australia's long name?

Australia's full title is Commonwealth of Australia.

When did Queensland become a state of the commonwealth of Australia?

All of Australia's states became states of the Commonwealth of Australia at Federation, which occurred on 1 January 1901.