Australian Politics and Government: The Commonwealth, the States and the Territories

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Cambridge University Press, Feb 26, 2003 - History - 322 pages
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This book provides a comprehensive survey of the variety and innovation which characterises the government and politics of the Australian federation. This entails an examination of the six state and two self-governing territory governments as well as the national government. The chapters are written by leading scholars in the field and bring together information and analysis which will be of interest to both the specialist and the general reader. The work will be an invaluable source book for reference and teaching for anyone concerned with Australian politics.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Commonwealth
12
New South Wales
41
Queensland
74
South Australia
104
Tasmania
131
Victoria
154
Western Australia
183
Australian Capital Territory
209
Northern Territory
224
One System or Nine?
239
Note on Sources and Links to the Web
263
Notes
264
References
284
Index
307
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Jeremy Moon is Professor and Director, International Centre for Corporate Responsibility, Nottingham University Business School.

Campbell Sharman is in the Political Science Department, University of British Columbia.

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