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EXPLAINING AUSTRALIA’S CONSTITUTION

Queen Elizabeth II State Visit to Melbourne. Photo: Tim Rooke/Rex Features

HERE IS A SET OF SIX PAPERS OUTLINING HOW OUR CONSTITUTION CAME ABOUT AND WHY OUR AUSTRALIAN FOUNDING FATHERS DECIDED, JUST OVER A HUNDRED YEARS AGO, THAT AUSTRALIA SHOULD BE A CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY AND NOT A REPUBLIC.

Each paper can be individually downloaded and has a number of questions at the end.

 

 

 

 

1    Checks & Balances In Australia's Constitution 

2    Our Unique Constitution

3    The Australian National Flag

4    The First Hundred Years

5    The Founding of Australia

6    The Queen

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