Geoff Gallop. Manning Clark Lecture. 3 March 2014

On March 3 2014 Geoff Gallop delivered the Manning Clark Lecture in Canberra, making the case for a new way forward for the Australian Republican Movement through the use of deliberative democracy.

The ‘third republic’ – as Geoff calls it – would be more likely to be achieved if those advocating change would be willing to hand some decision making to a jury of randomly selected citizens who would deliberate on the form of republic to be taken to a possible future referendum.

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