A short history of Parliament
The Australian Parliament is over 100 years old but some of its practices and traditions are centuries older. Explore the history of the Australian Parliament including the Magna Carta, federation, World War I and more recent milestones.
This video from the ABC’s Behind the News explores how the 1967 referendum was part of a movement for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ rights.
This in-depth paper explores the reasons for federation, the federation conventions and the federation referendums.