Upholding the Australian Constitution, Volume 15
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Proceedings of the Fifteenth Conference of
The Samuel Griffith Society

Stamford Plaza Adelaide Hotel, North Terrace, Adelaide, 23--25 May, 2003

Copyright 2003 by The Samuel Griffith Society. All rights reserved.



Contents

John Stone
Foreword

Dinner Address
Hon Justice Ian Callinan, AC
The Law: Past and Present Tense

John Stone
Inroductory Remarks

Chapter One
Hon Len King, AC, QC
An Experiment in Constitutional Reform---South Australia's Constitutional Convention 2003

Chapter Two
Hon Trevor Griffin
The South Australian Constitutional Framework---Good, Bad or What?

Chapter Three
Professor Geoffrey de Q Walker
The Advance of Direct Democracy

Chapter Four
Hon Peter Reith
Let's Give Democracy a Chance: Some Suggestions

Chapter Five
Professor Peter Howell
South Australia and Federation

Chapter Six
Professor Philip Ayres
John Latham in Owen Dixon's Eyes

Chapter Seven
Rt Hon Sir Harry Gibbs, GCMG, AC, KBE
Teoh : Some Reflections

Chapter Eight
Hon Senator Nick Minchin
Voluntary Voting

Chapter Nine
Julian Leeser
Don't! You'll Just Encourage Them

Chapter Ten
Dr Geoffrey Partington
Hindmarsh Island and the Fabrication of Aboriginal Mythology

Chapter Eleven
Keith Windschuttle
Mabo and the Fabrication of Aboriginal History

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

Appendix 1
Professor David Flint, AM
Presentation to Sir Harry Gibbs

Appendix 2
Contributors