patriarchy or a people's republic

Once again Australians face a choice between patriarchy and a people's republic.

The nation already rejected patriachy at a 1999 referendum on a republic.

Crime, economic uncertainty and warfare were censured, as was the perpetual supervision of women by men.

Belligerence as a virtue and conciliation as quaint were cast aside.

There is nothing more certain to every Australian than that the resolution of conflict in every corner of the Earth remains singularly with the empowerment of women.

Yet every nation absent a women's legislature and jurisdiction at law is a patriarchy.

A people's republic is quintessential Australian, convened with the provision of women's and men's legislatures presided over by an executive of elders accompanied by courts of women's and men's jurisdiction.

6 February, 2008