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This article from Brisbane publication The Worker rebukes derisive comments published by a London journalist mocking Australia’s legislation concerning workers as a reversion to medieval trade laws. Responding to McKenzie’s quip that…

In this article upon the death of Queen Victoria (on 22 January 1901), her reign is described as a period in which “we took a sudden step from medieval darkness to the metaphorically blinding brilliancy of the dawn of the twentieth century”.…

In this article, the author debates how £5000 earmarked for a Queen’s Jubilee commemoration by the WA Legislative Council could be best spent. The author begins by outlining the three suggestions that had been put forward, namely the establishment…