28 December 1836 - 1st January 1901
Incorporated into Australia
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- On 28th December 1836, South Australia was separated from the British colony of New South Wales to become a colony in its own right.
- On 1st January 1901, South Australia and the other British colonies in Australia (New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia) united, each forming a state within the Commonwealth of Australia (a British dominion).
- Later, the Northern Territory was separated from South Australia.
- Today, South Australia forms a state within the independent Commonwealth of Australia.
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