The Constitution

Preamble for All of Us

Our Constitution says it all for all of us: it documents the limits of legislation within which our parliaments enact laws; it influences bureaucratic implementation of laws and caters for the provision of justice on issues arising from compliance with laws. Thus, and despite hugely differing capabilities and variously motivated aspirations in our lives of capriciously random opportunities, we still expect to be regarded as equal before the law. So when politicians speculate about privileging a group of Australians above the rest of us, even to the extent of setting aside a specific number of seats in federal parliament for…

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