The Republic Democracy And Reconciliation Summary

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The thesis of "The Republic, Democracy and Reconciliation" written by Dr Mark McKenna is conveyed through a debate between Australia being a republic or monarchy during 1995 regarding the Prime Minister at the time, Paul Keating. Dr Mark McKenna states, “in early 1995 Mr Keating was toying with the idea of 'handing the republic over to the people'” (McKenna, 2004, p. 99). In order to take action against any negative publicity that might’ve surfaced from the Prime Minister Bob Hawke’s memoirs, the concept of distributing the republic over to the public was initiated (McKenna, 2004, p. 100).
Dr Mark McKenna believes that by Australia being detached from the British monarch the aboriginal people will be able to regain being the traditional custodians

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