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Queensland: a monarchist stronghold

Malcolm Badgery, a well known supporter of the constitutional monarchy and of federalism is the Secretary of ACM's Queensland Division.

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Recognition of local government: Now or never - On Line Opinion ...

Recognition of local government: Now or never - On Line Opinion ... | pal 3ab ed | Scoop.it
While communities and residents recognise us as an active level of government working for their interests, we are still absent on the Australian Constitution.
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Courts, cattle and constitutions – Australia's ailing federalism - Crikey

Courts, cattle and constitutions – Australia's ailing federalism - Crikey | pal 3ab ed | 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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Parliamentary Committee Recommends Referendum On Local ...

The Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition of Local Government has recommended that a referendum on financial recognition of local government be held in conjunction with this year's federal election.
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Partners no more across our land - The Canberra Times

Partners no more across our land - The Canberra Times | pal 3ab ed | Scoop.it
The Canberra Times Partners no more across our land The Canberra Times The effects on government have been so crippling that two giants at opposite ends of the political spectrum, John Howard and Gough Whitlam, came to the same conclusion:...

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Maisie Stein's curator insight, February 6, 2013 10:17 PM

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The Democratic Republic of Australia | Independent Australia

The Democratic Republic of Australia | Independent Australia | pal 3ab ed | Scoop.it
Canada is a good example of social federalism necessitating decentralisation. In Australia, however, we must turn to constitutional mechanisms and differentiated moral authority to protect our constituent units (our States).
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The Peoples' Republic of Victoria? | Independent Australia

The Peoples' Republic of Victoria? | Independent Australia | pal 3ab ed | Scoop.it
We find a lot of fault with the current state of federalism in Australia. But have we forgotten the beauty of federalism? Classical Constitutional scholar A.V. Dicey noted that those ...
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David Cameron, holding the aces, should sit tight - The Australian

David Cameron, holding the aces, should sit tight - The Australian | pal 3ab ed | Scoop.it
David Cameron, holding the aces, should sit tight
The Australian
What Hamilton appreciated, as his rivals did not, were two things about the creation of a constitutional settlement. The first is that economic realities drive political solutions.
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