Australia looks to becoming a republic in the year 2001. The final trappings of monarchy will disappear when the former colony of the British empire has its own head of state. In preparation for this final rite of passage, turn the soil invites speculation on the cultural traditions which might have evolved if Britain hadn't claimed this southern continent in 1789.

turn the soil has three components:Dutch explorer

Arguments library read arguments about national identity
Tour online exhibition see works by second generation Australians
Off the Beaten Track 'off the beaten track' help make history of the lost Australias

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