A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE AUSTRALIAN CONSTITUTION
December 2, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Ken Anderson will provide 30 min talk on the history of the Australian Constitution. In that time he will examine the process which led to the Constitution and look at the contribution to that process made by a few of the founding fathers. The talk will be followed by a question and answer session.
This talk will provide a fascinating insight into an important part of the development of the Australian political system.
Ken Anderson was born in Sydney in 1935. At 20 he joined the Royal Australian Navy as a radio mechanic. He served for 6 years. On leaving the Navy he worked on instrumentation radar at the Woomera Rocket Range and then at the NASA Applications Technology Station at Toowoomba in Queensland. After a stint as a Technical Representative in Sydney he transferred to the NASA Tracking Station at Carnarvon in Western Australia as Radar Supervisor.
He then worked as manager of a service company in Sale and subsequently joined Esso Australia as a Technical Specialist in the Process Control System Group at Longford. In this role he trained operators, technicians and engineers on the various computerized equipment employed by ESSO.
After retiring in 1997 Ken gave a series of lectures at the local U3A. These included talks on the history of the Constitution, the history of the High Court and various other historical topics.
Saturday 2nd of December 2017 at Bond Street Event Centre at 2:00 pm. Gold coin donation. Let me know you are coming by texting or ringing 0438430586