Upholding the Australian Constitution, Volume 17
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Proceedings of the Seventeenth Conference of
The Samuel Griffith Society

Greenmount Beach Resort, Hill Street, Coolangatta, 8--10 April, 2005

Copyright 2005 by The Samuel Griffith Society. All rights reserved.


John Stone

Dinner Address
Hon Chief Justice Paul de Jersey, AC
Evolution of the Judicial Function: Undesirable Blurring?

John Stone
Introductory Remarks

Chapter One
Kevin Lindeberg
The Heiner Affair

Chapter Two
Professor Suri Ratnapala
Constitutional Vandalism under Green Cover

Chapter Three
Bruce Grundy
The Missing Constitutional Ingredient: An Upper House

Chapter Four
John Nethercote
Senate Vacancies: Casual or Contrived?

Chapter Five
Sir David Smith, KCVO, AO
The Governor-General is our Head of State

Chapter Six
Professor Andrew Fraser
Monarchs and Miracles

Chapter Seven
Dr John Forbes
Native Title Today

Chapter Eight
Bob Bottom, OAM
Frauding the Vote in Queensland

Chapter Nine
Bryan Pape
The Use and Abuse of the Commonwealth Finance Power

Chapter Ten
Dr Dominic Katter
Australia's International Legal Obligations: Maritime Zones and Christmas Island

Chapter Eleven
Professor Gregory Rose
The United Nations as a Source of International Legal Authority

Appendix I
John Stone
Tribute to the late Sir Harry Gibbs

Appendix II
Rt Hon Sir Harry Gibbs, GCMG, AC, KBE
Australia Day Messages, 2001-2005

Appendix III