Turning Points in Australian Democracy since Federation

Our democracy is shaped by turning points – slow burning as well as sudden. From Federation, through conscription and the dismissal of the Whitlam government and more, come for a journey through time. Find out what was happening in Australia and the world at the time of five turning points. How did other countries react? What was the short and long-term impact? Was democracy strengthened or weakened?

DELIVERY MODE

  • Online

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Federation & the undercurrents in our constitution
  • Britain, world wars & the ties that bind
  • The impact of the 1967 referendum
  • Eroding democratic principles - 70s, 80s & 90s & beyond
  • Full circle - how land clearing today links to pre federation attitudes
$166 Limited / $149

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21 Oct
Online Platform
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