1 Oct 2020

The 7 Jurisdictions of Australasia: Back to the Future

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 3:23 pm on 1 October 2020

Covid-19 has seen not only countries but also communities and cities over the world shut down. Historian Dr Grant Morris says the situation in Australasia has almost reverted to pre-1901 when New Zealand and Australia were viewed more as seven separate colonies than two countries. 

Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia by HRH The Duke of Cornwall and York (Later HM King George V), May 9, 1901 by Tom Roberts

Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia by HRH The Duke of Cornwall and York (Later HM King George V), May 9, 1901 by Tom Roberts Photo: National Museum of Australia

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