Today marks the anniversary of three landmark historical events in Australia’s history: the date that we opened our first parliament, in Melbourne (1901); the date that the Australian Parliament first convened in Canberra (1927); and the date that the new Parliament House was opened by Queen Elizabeth II (1988). As such, we’ve compiled a series of links about governments, politics and parliaments.
–Five of the best parliament buildings from architecture.com – including, apparently, our own futurist parliament house!
-A fairly extensive list for writers to consult when thinking about what kind of government might suit their worlds
-Stephen King thinks that “it’s tiring to see the world look more and more like George Orwell’s vision”