Edmund Barton

Edmund Barton Federation

Edmund Barton Federation

Edmund Barton was an important member of the federation. He attended important conferences. He gave a speech at Tenderfield and got more involved in the federation campaign and onwards. Edmund gave many federation speeches. He toured through NSW speaking to locals and encourging locals to create groups called "Federation Leagues." In 1903 he became the first Australian Prime Minister. He was one of the founder members for High Court Of Australia. Edmund Barton was made Knight Grand Cross of St.Micheal and St. George in 1902.