Upholding the Australian Constitution, Volume 8
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Proceedings of the Eighth Conference of The Samuel Griffith Society

University House, Canberra, ACT; 7--9 March, 1997

Copyright 1997 by The Samuel Griffith Society. All rights reserved.


Contents

John Stone
Foreword

Why Canberra ?
John Stone
Dinner Address

John Stone
Introductory Remarks

Chapter One
Rt Hon Sir Harry Gibbs, GCMG, AC, KBE
A Republic: The Issues

Chapter Two
Professor Gabriel Moens
The Role of the States in High Court Appointments

Chapter Three
Professor Jeffrey Goldsworthy
A Role for the States in Initiating Referendums

Chapter Four
Dr Colin Howard, QC
The People of any Race

Chapter Five
Professor Greg Craven
The Engineers' Case: Time for a Change ?

Chapter Six
Harry Evans
Federalism and the Role of the Senate

Chapter Seven
Dr Amy McGrath, OAM
One Vote, One Value : Electoral Fraud in Australia

Chapter Eight
Sir David Smith, KCVO, AO
The Role of the Governor-General

Chapter Nine
Hon John Wheeldon
Federalism : One of Democracy's Best Friends

Chapter Ten
Dr John Forbes
Amending the Native Title Act

Chapter Eleven
Roger Sandall
An Australian Dilemma : Reconciling the Irreconcilable

Chapter Twelve
S E K Hulme, AM, QC
The Wik Judgment

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

Contributors
Appendix I