Australia was the first country in the world to be created as a result of a free vote of its people. Our constitutional documents chart the evolution of our nation, and demonstrate how legal documents can shape the lives of a people and the destiny of a continent.
Australia’s landmark constitutional documents have been listed on UNESCO's Australian Memory of the World register. They include historic documents of 1900:
And they include other documents that affected Australian law either directly or indirectly:
These priceless documents record the process and stand testament to the success of our grand democratic experiment.