Australian Centennial Fireworks welcomed in 2001, and the Australian centennial at Sydney Harbor. The event kicked off the yearlong celebration of the Australian Federation's founding on Jan. 1, 1901. Phil Mercer reports.
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Fireworks welcomed in 2001, and the Australian centennial at Sydney Harbor. The event kicked off the yearlong celebration of the Australian Federation's founding on Jan. 1, 1901. Phil Mercer reports.