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.

To order your copy of Australia’s Magna Carta at the price of $5.00 each (includes GST and postage, paperback, 84pp), please complete the order form PDF (61KB).

Published by the Department of the Senate, Canberra, 2015

Size: 176 x 260mm soft cover book
Length: 136 pages
ISBN: 9781760101268

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