RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 223067169 LA English UL http://www.liswa.wa.gov.au/federation T1 Western Australia and federation A1 Hays, Leigh., Macdonald, Andrew., Fitzgerald, Criena., Library and Information Service of Western Australia., West Australian Newspapers., Perth (W.A. : Municipality)., Council., J.S. Battye Library of West Australian History., PB Library and Information Service of Western Australia PP Perth, W.A. YR 2000 AB Describes how W.A. became part of the Commonwealth of Australia through federation at the turn of the century, and how issues like secession, isolation, immigration and economic growth have changed W.A.'s relationship with federal government over time.