Why should not the name of an Australian be equal to that of a Briton…to that of a citizen of the proudest country under the sun? Make yourselves a united people, appear before the world as one, and the dream of going ‘home’ will die away.
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|Birth:||27th May, 1815|
|Death:||27th April, 1896|
Sir Henry Parkes was a statesman and politician who is considered the Father of the Australian Federation. As the earliest advocate of a Federal Council of the colonies of Australia, a precursor to the Commonwealth of Australia, he was the most prominent of the Australian Founding Fathers.
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