Constitution Day Speakers’ Forum 2018: Parliament and Citizenship

Monday 9 July | Canberra

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Why have so many parliamentarians recently fallen foul of section 44 (1) of the Constitution?

Hear what the experts have to say on the 'citizenship fiasco'. Our panel will discuss the legislative powers of parliament and whether the views on dual citizenship within section 44 (1) of the Constitution are reflective of contemporary, multicultural Australia.

Dr Sangeetha Pillai, University of NSW Australian Public Law
Professor John Warhurst, Emeritus Professor of Political Science, ANU
Randa Abdel-Fattah, lawyer, author and social commentator
Professor John Williams, Dame Roma Mitchell Chair of Law, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Operations) and Dean of Graduate Studies, Adelaide Graduate Centre, University of Adelaide.

Moderated by Paul Barclay from ABC RN's Big Ideas.

View the live stream and join the conversation:

Held at the National Archives of Australia 

Members Dining Rooms 2 and 3
Old Parliament House
18 King George Terrace, Parkes

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