Australasian Parliamentary Review
Autumn 2005. Vol 20, No. 1
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Due to the publication of a Special Edition in May 2004, there is only one Journal
in the Vol. 19 series: Spring 2004, referred to as Vol. 19(1).
From your Editor
Elections, By-Elections, Parties and Polling
Howard at the Crossroads? The October 2004 Federal Election, David Clune
Suiting Themselves: Major parties, electoral databases and privacy, Peter
van Onselen and Wayne Errington
The Case of the Missing Premier - A Strange Parliamentary Practice, Victor
From New Zealand: International Treaties
Domestic Procedures for International Treaty Actions: The courts and
unincorporated treaties in New Zealand, Allan Bracegirdle
Papers* from the 2004 ASPG Annual Conference,
''The Role of Parliament in Constitution Making and Constitutional Amendment', Parliament House,
Perth, 28 and 29 May 2004
Except for the piece by Lehman and Cavanagh the following selected articles, reports and addresses
have been double blind refereed as suitable for inclusion in the journal. It should be understood,
however, that reports and addresses do not necessarily fulfill the complete academic criteria
as double blind fully refereed articles in terms of writing style; level of analysis; originality
and the like.
Address: Referenda, Plebiscites and Sundry Parliamentary Impedimenta, Greg Craven
Change and Bicameralism in Australia: The perversity of 'reform' , Bruce Stone
Article: Lost Opportunities and Political Barriers on the Road to
Constitutional Reform in South Australia, Macintyre and Williams
Article: Attorney General (WA) v Marquet : Ramifications for
the Western Australian Parliament , Peter Johnston
Research Report: Constitutional Reform and the Victorian Experience, Wayne Tunnecliffe
Research Report: Recent Constitutional Developments in Queensland, Kerry Newton
Research Report: The Parliament and the People and the Role of Deliberative Polling
in the South Australian Constitutional Convention, Malcolm Lehman and Penny Cavanagh
Address: Constitutions: Their Place in Modern Australasia, Kevin Rozzoli
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publication of Australasian Parliamentary Review .
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