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An invitation to Mr George Ryland MLA and Lady to attend a celebration of the Australian Commonwealth.
The colonies came together in 1901 to form the Commonwealth of Australia. Early legislation in the new parliament reflected matters of national interest such as immigration, taxes and the postal system.
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