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To restore federalism, strengthen the states and make Australia more republican

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Abstract


  • The reform of Australia’s federation is under review. In this special series, we ask leading Australian academics to begin a debate on renewing federalism, from tax reform to the broader issues of democracy.

    The University of Wollongong’s Gregory Melleuish explains how the current state-federal relationship has warped from the ideals of Australia’s constitution and why a return to republican principles must be the remedy.

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Melleuish, G. (2014). To restore federalism, strengthen the states and make Australia more republican. The Conversation, (18 September), 1-5.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2688&context=lhapapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/1683

Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 5

Issue


  • 18 September

Place Of Publication


  • http://theconversation.com/to-restore-federalism-strengthen-the-states-and-make-australia-more-republican-31367

Abstract


  • The reform of Australia’s federation is under review. In this special series, we ask leading Australian academics to begin a debate on renewing federalism, from tax reform to the broader issues of democracy.

    The University of Wollongong’s Gregory Melleuish explains how the current state-federal relationship has warped from the ideals of Australia’s constitution and why a return to republican principles must be the remedy.

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Melleuish, G. (2014). To restore federalism, strengthen the states and make Australia more republican. The Conversation, (18 September), 1-5.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2688&context=lhapapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/1683

Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 5

Issue


  • 18 September

Place Of Publication


  • http://theconversation.com/to-restore-federalism-strengthen-the-states-and-make-australia-more-republican-31367