Summit, governance and statehood

Author: Ted Dunstan 

I congratulate the progenitors of this excellent governance summit, the CDU Law School. It is a concept whose time has come. I note that it is appropriately not yet about statehood, whose time has definitely not come, but several steps before that (which may lead to it). Since self-government there has been a paucity of constitutional development, and such a conference may promote further debate on numerous aspects of Territory governance and surrounding issues.

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The importance of community activism

Author: Vikki McLeod

My political activism was forged as a student at University of Queensland under the shadow of the Bjelke-Petersen Government and the “Police State”.

The police raids on our student houses were common, and they were for no other reason than we were educated and that made us trouble.

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