Upholding the Australian Constitution, Volume 5
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Proceedings of the Fifth Conference of The Samuel Griffith Society

Holiday InnMenzies Hotel, Sydney; 31 March--2 April 1995

Copyright 1995 by The Samuel Griffith Society. All Rights Reserved


Contents

John Stone
Foreword

Dinner Address
Peter Coleman
Dividing the Great Australian Consensus

John Stone
Introduction

Chapter One
Dr Colin Howard
Amending the External Affairs Power

Chapter Two
Professor George Winterton
A Framework for Reforming the External Affairs Power

Chapter Three
Professor Michael Coper
The Proper Scope of the External Affairs Power

Reprise: Discussion by the three Contributors
Reprise

Chapter Four
John Hirst
Stuart Macintyre and Samuel Griffith: The Report of the Civics Expert Group

Chapter Five
Bruce Knox
The Singers, not the Song: The Civics Expert Group

Chapter Six
Rt Hon Sir Harry Gibbs, GCMG, AC, KBE
"A Hateful Tax"? Section 90 of the Constitution

Chapter Seven
Sir David Smith, KCVO, AO
The 1975 Dismissal: Setting the Record Straight

Chapter Eight
Ted Mack, MHR
Beyond Representative Government

Chapter Nine
Professor Philip Ayres
Policy from the People: Recent Developments in the USA and Canada

Chapter Ten
Rt Hon Sir Garfield Barwick, AK, GCMG
Parliamentary Democracy in Australia

Concluding Remarks
Rt Hon Sir Harry Gibbs, GCMG, AC, KBE
Conclusion

Appendix
Contributors