Birth certificates of a nation

These documents are referred to as Australia's 'birth certificates'. They can be viewed in the Federation Gallery at special events or as part of group bookings at the National Archives, Canberra.

Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act, 9 July 1900 (UK). Courtesy of Parliament House, Canberra.
Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act, 9 July 1900 (UK). Courtesy of Parliament House, Canberra. Documenting a Democracy
Royal Commission of Assent, 9 July 1900 (UK). Courtesy of Parliament House, Canberra. NAA: A5137, 1
Royal Commission of Assent, 9 July 1900 (UK). Courtesy of Parliament House, Canberra. NAA: A5137, 1 Documenting a Democracy
Royal Proclamation of Inauguration Day by Queen Victoria, 17 September 1900 (UK).
Royal Proclamation of Inauguration Day by Queen Victoria, 17 September 1900 (UK). NAA: A13417, 1
Letters Patent Constituting the Office of Governor-General, 29 October 1900 (UK). NAA: A10873, 1
Letters Patent Constituting the Office of Governor-General, 29 October 1900 (UK). NAA: A10873, 1 Documenting a Democracy