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Issue Details: First known date: 1917... 1917 Australia A.D. 2000; or, The Great Referendum
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'A series of visions of future Australia with moral digressions and musings. The title episode has a popular vote abolishing organised religion: dissidents withdraw to the Pacific Island'.

Source: 'Notes on Australian Science Fiction' April 1983.


  • Preface states that the concepts examined in this work were initially discussed by the author in a series of addresses by him at St Matthias's Church, Paddington, Sydney.
  • Dedication: 'To the Memory of John Tebbutt, Esq., F.R.A.S., of the Observatory, Windsor, NSW. To whom the writer is indebted for many acts of kindness, and for some of the astronomical thoughts suggested in its pages, This Little Book is Dedicated'.

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