Australia’s Magna Carta

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This booklet chronicles the story behind the creation of Australia’s Magna Carta, the mystery of its appearance in 1936 in a Somerset school and the machinations leading to its purchase by the Australian government in 1952. Also included in this expanded second edition are perspectives from Chief Justice Robert French AC, eminent human rights lawyer Geoffrey Robertson QC and leading academics which expand on the historical context of the document and what it has come to mean in the twenty-first century.


About the publisher: 

The Department of the Senate provides secretariat support for the Senate and its committees, and advice and support to enable senators and others to participate in their meetings. They also provide public information and parliamentary education services. 


Product details:

Publisher: Department of the Senate

Edition: 2nd

Dimensions: 175 x 7 x 250 mm

Pages: 84

Format: Paperback

Publication date: 2015

ISBN: 9781760101268


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