In 2023 Australians are being asked to change the Constitution. If we are being asked to change something, shouldn’t we know what is in it already? Sure, we k...
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Episode 8: The Voice
In this final session Kim and James discuss the history of The Voice to Parliament referendum proposal, and what is contained in the proposal for the referendum.
Episode 7: The Crown
In this session Kim and James discuss the role of 'The Crown' in the Australian Constitution.
Recorded on Wiradyuri Country. Before October 14th Referendum date was announced.
Episode 6: How to Change the Constitution
In this session Kim and James look directly at section 128 and what it says about how to change the Constitution – some of the quirky history around it – with links back to the first session on history and what is involved now in a referendum this year.
Recorded before the October 14th Referendum date was announced.
Episode 5: Representative Democracy
In this session Kim and James discuss what Representative Democracy is and how it is reflected in the constitution.
Episode 4: Citizenship
This session identifies things that are not in the Australian Constitution as well as the things that are in there!
About It's Not Just the Vibe, It's the Constitution
In 2023 Australians are being asked to change the Constitution. If we are being asked to change something, shouldn’t we know what is in it already? Sure, we know something about ‘the vibe’ of it from the Castle, but what else?
In this 8-part podcast series, It’s Not Just the Vibe, it’s the Constitution! Kim Rubenstein and James Blackwell talk about just that – how the Constitution came to be, what is in it already, and what the 2023 referendum is about!