2015 Governor General’s Prize – Magna Carta
This years Constitution Education Fund Australia‘s Governor-General’s Prize has a distinct Magna Carta theme, one question is:
‘“Magna Carta has neither legal nor symbolic significance in Australia today.” Discuss.’
Find out more about the Governor-General’s Prize for 2015.
Governor-General’s Prize Presentation 2014
This year the Constitution Education Fund Australia celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the Governor-Generals Prize – Australia’s most prestigious essay competition.
Speakers at the event included the Governor-General, Chief Justice Robert French, Aboriginal leader Patrick Dodson, Baker & McKenzie’s national managing partner, Christopher Freeland, RECOGNISE’s joint campaign director, Tanya Hosch, Justice Susan Kiefel, who chaired the judging panel, and CEFA’s chairman, Major General Michael Jeffery.
The event marked the tenth anniversary of the Governor-General’s Prize, which has been judged each year by a panel chaired by a different Justice of the High Court.