The [Howard government-era citizenship test booklet] starts its section on Australian government with a picture of the Queen. It argues the nation’s values are based on ”Judeo-Christian ethics, a British political heritage and the spirit of the European Enlightenment”. Most strikingly while there are nearly 100 pictures in the document, there are just a few pictures of Aborigines and only two other photos of non-Anglo Australians.

Dr. Lindy Edwards, Shared civic values can unite cultures, The Age

If ever you need reminding as to why I’m a republican…