Upholding the Australian Constitution, Volume 2
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Proceedings of the Second Conference of The Samuel Griffith Society

The Windsor Hotel, Melbourne; 30 July--1 August 1993

Copyright 1993 by The Samuel Griffith Society. All rights reserved.


Contents

John Stone
Foreword

Dinner Address
The Hon. Jeff Kennett, MLA; Premier of Victoria
The Crown and the State

John Stone
Introductory Remarks

Chapter One
Dr Frank Knopfelmacher
The Crown in a Culturally Diverse Australia

Chapter Two
John Hirst
The Republic and our British Heritage

Chapter Three
Jack Waterford
Australia's Aborigines and Australian Civilization: Cultural Relativism in the 21st Century

Chapter Four
The Hon. Bill Hassell
Mabo and Federalism: The Prospect of an Indigenous People's Treaty

Chapter Five
The Hon. Peter Connolly, CBE, QC
Should Courts Determine Social Policy?

Chapter Six
S E K Hulme, AM, QC
The High Court in Mabo

Chapter Seven
Professor Wolfgang Kasper
Making Federalism Flourish

Chapter Eight
The Rt. Hon. Sir Harry Gibbs, GCMG, AC, KBE
The Threat to Federalism

Chapter Nine
Dr Colin Howard
Australia's Diminishing Sovereignty

Chapter Ten
The Hon. Peter Durack, QC
What is to be Done?

Chapter Eleven
John Paul
The 1944 Referendum

Appendix I
Contributors

Appendix II
The Society's Statement of Purposes