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Vol 21 No 10 Oct/Nov 2016

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Constitutional Perspectives on an Australian Republic: Essays in Honour of Professor George Winterton

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Edited by: Sarah Murray

ISBN13: 9781862877825
Published: July 2010
Publisher: The Federation Press
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Hardcover
Price: £65.00



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What are the key legal and constitutional issues that would arise if Australia attempted to switch from a constitutional monarchy to a republic? Stephen Gageler writes on the limits of section 128; Anne Twomey on can a Commonwealth referendum to create a republic also convert State constitutions to a republican form; Sarah Murray examines the aaC--A"WintertonaaC--Au minimalist approach, Cheryl Saunders the Direct Election model; Peter Johnston investigates whether republican States can exist in a federal monarchy and Janine Pritchard the reverse aaC--" monarchical States in a federal republic; Alan Fenna explores the political science considerations and Jim Thomson the problems posed for drafters. Chief Justice French dedicates the book to the late George Winterton, Chief Justice Martin introduces it and Greg Craven wraps it all up with characteristic aplomb.