Divided we stand…but where are we headed?

Should Australia drop a tier of government? Become a republic? In this lecture, CLA member Norman Abjorensen explores how Australia might adapt or evolve, based on where we have come from. He asks: What would our system look like today if it hadn’t happened as in the history books, but existed in a parallel universe? The following is the text of the lecture:

Divided we stand:

Political reflections on the Federal experiment in Australia

By Dr Norman Abjorensen, The Australian National University and a CLA member:

Delivered as part of the Blake Dawson-ANU Public Lecture Series, 24 June 2008