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

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Jeremy Moon, Campbell Sharman
Cambridge University Press, Feb 26, 2003 - History - 322 pages
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Australian Politics and Government is the first comprehensive comparative study of Australian state and Commonwealth governments and their politics for over forty years. In addition to major chapters on each state in the Australian federation, the book includes chapters on the Commonwealth government and the two self-governing territories. These are supplemented by a chapter summarizing the distinctive characteristics of Australian government and its various components. Australian Politics and Government has been written to link with the Australian Government and Politics website (http://elect.
 

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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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