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Federation is one of our greatest successes - The Age

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Federation is one of our greatest successes
The Age
While he ultimately favours a different solution to the problems of federalism, Watson expresses sympathy with the view that ''Australia would be better off if the states were scrapped''.
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Courts, cattle and constitutions – Australia's ailing federalism - Crikey

Courts, cattle and constitutions – Australia's ailing federalism - Crikey | PAL 3AB-AJ | Scoop.it
We could probably now add federalism to the list: while other countries are rediscovering the value of devolving power to smaller units, the Great and Good in Australia keep telling us that states are an anachronism and all power should be...
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Ritualistic masochism or necessary evil? COAG and Australian ...

The drafters of the Australian Constitution established a federal system which divides sovereign policy power between the parliaments of two levels of government: the Commonwealth and the states. Regardless of whether the constitutional ...
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Canary in the mine of federalism: Tasmania is singing for Australia

Canary in the mine of federalism: Tasmania is singing for Australia | PAL 3AB-AJ | Scoop.it
Yet despite their determination and the Constitutional provisions they secured, Australian federalism has evolved such that current practice falls well short of this ideal. It is increasingly apparent that Australian practice does ...
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Murray-Darling: why Australia needs intergovernmental cooperation

Murray-Darling: why Australia needs intergovernmental cooperation | PAL 3AB-AJ | Scoop.it
Shipra Chordia is engaged in a research project on federalism which is funded by an Australian Research Council grant. The Conversation provides independent ... The announcement is a big win for South Australia.
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Partners no more across our land - The Canberra Times

Partners no more across our land - The Canberra Times | PAL 3AB-AJ | Scoop.it
The Canberra Times
Partners no more across our land
The Canberra Times
The relationship of the states to the Commonwealth is not as envisioned in the constitution. Tweet · Pin It · submit to reddit · Email article · Print.
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