9 April 2000
Australians for Constitutional Monarchy will be holding their first National Conference in Sydney since the 1999 referendum.
ACM National Convenor Professor David Flint said the focus of the conference, planning of which began in February, would be education. He said ACM had invited a number of constitutional experts to discuss the future of Australia’s unique relationship with the Crown
‘This year’s theme is ‘The Way Ahead’ and we have deliberately invited a number of young Australians to present their vision for the future of Australia’s Constitutional Monarchy,’ Professor Flint said.
‘Damien Freeman’s paper on ‘Succession’ is sure to spark debate amongst constitutionalists.
‘We are also delighted that Sir David Smith has accepted an invitation to
present a paper.’
Professor Flint said he hoped the conference would attract delegates from around the country and that the conference would be an opportune time for Kerry Jones to launch her book ‘The People’s Protest’, an account of the referendum campaign from the winners circle.
With the kind permission of Mrs Heather Bonner, the conference will conclude with the First Annual Neville Bonner Oration on November 6th to mark what ACM hopes will become known as ‘Constitution Day’.