High interest activities. Since Federation was achieved on 1 January 1901, the ensuing years have seen Australia become a country greatly admired around the world. The heroism of our ANZACs at Gallipoli was viewed by many as the moment when the world and Australians recognised our country as one nation.
By the mid-twentieth century, succeeding Australian federal governments had developed a huge immigration program which brought in migrants from many overseas countries. Today, Australia is one of the most successful multicultural nations on Earth.