Address to Joint Sitting of Australian Parliament
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Address to Joint Sitting of Australian Parliament

Mr Speaker, The Honourable Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister, The Honourable Stephen Parry, President of the Senate, The Honourable Bill Shorten, Leader of the Opposition, Senators and Members of Parliament, Ladies and Gentlemen. Thank you all for your warm welcome. I am honoured to address you in this Parliament House today. I am also very happy […]

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Rights & Freedoms and the Courts
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Rights & Freedoms and the Courts

(UPBEAT MUSIC) What’s that Australia? The Rule of Law pyramid. (CONFUSED) Is it Cubist? (Australia) Well, it has all the stuff that makes me a safe and fair country to live in. (teen) Mmmmm, it looks complicated. (Australia) Kinda. It refers to the checks and balances on power, like equality before the law. (teen) What […]

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10: Creating a Nation
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10: Creating a Nation

SUSAN CARLAND: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this series may contain images, voices or names of deceased persons. [Music] BRUCE SCATES: This episode, ‘Creating a Nation’, is part of the series that examines the concept of nation. It begins with the inauguration of the Australian Commonwealth in Sydney and examines […]

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