Upholding the Australian Constitution, Volume 16
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Proceedings of the Sixteenth Conference of
The Samuel Griffith Society

Pacific International Suites, Murray Street, Perth, 12--14 March 2004

Copyright 2004 by The Samuel Griffith Society. All rights reserved.



Contents

John Stone
Foreword


Dinner Address
Hon Bill Hassell, AM
The State of the Law

John Stone
Introductory Remarks

Chapter One
Harry Evans
Why the Prime Minister's Proposals would Dismantle the Constitution

Chapter Two
Professor Malcolm Mackerras
Prime Ministers and Reform of the Senate

Chapter Three
Ray Evans
The Answer to the Prime Minister's Section 57 Dilemma

Chapter Four
Dr Michael Connor
Error Nullius Revisited

Chapter Five
Sir David Smith, KCVO, AO
The Role of State Governors: An Endangered Species?

Chapter Six
Professor Gregory Melleuish
Federalism and the Crown

Chapter Seven
Professor Greg Craven
Judicial Activism: The Beginning of the End of the Beginning

Chapter Eight
Rob O'Connor, QC
The Constitutional Centre of Western Australia

Chapter Nine
Alex Gardner
Musings on Marquet

Chapter Ten
Professor Bob Catley
The Northern Territory: Seventh State or Internal Colony?

Appendix I
Rt Hon Sir Harry Gibbs, GCMG, AC, KBE
Australia Day Messages, 1993-2000

Appendix II
Contributors