A Federal Republic: Australia's Constitutional System of by Brian Galligan

By Brian Galligan

This provocative booklet, first released in 1995, argues that Australia is already a federal republic instead of a constitutional monarchy. It argues that by means of adopting a federal structure in 1901 Australians ensured their prestige as a sovereign humans. whereas the booklet doesn't deny the parliamentary and monarchic parts of the Australian process, it demands a favorable reassessment of the structure. Brian Galligan forcefully argues that the Australian structure has primacy over the opposite political associations of the kingdom. The booklet considers basic concerns that come up in dialogue of the structure and federalism, together with the position of the Senate, the potential for a invoice of rights, the way in which the excessive court docket matches into the present process and the character of governmental family members. This e-book will overturn the orthodoxies of a lot expert opinion and may problem republicans and monarchists alike. Brian Galligan's precise viewpoint as a political scientist throws gentle on many facets of federalism and should stimulate extensive debate.

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