Australasian Parliamentary Review
Spring 2008. Vol 23, No. 2
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The Problems of Political and Parliamentary Leadership, Bruce Hawker
SECTION II: ANZACATT
*The Subsequent Use by an Author of Their Written Submission
to a Parliamentary Committee: Issues of Ownership, Law, Privilege,
Contempt and Practicality, Paul Grant
*Royal Assent in Victoria,
*Accountability or Inability: To What Extent does House of Representatives
Question Time Deliver Executive Accountability Comparative to other
Parliamentary Chambers? Is there Need for Reform? Andrew McGowan
*The Purpose, Practice and Effects of Petitioning the Victorian Parliament, Karen Ellingford
SECTION III: General Articles
*An Optimum Model for the Governance of Parliaments?
*Parliamentary Committee Roles in Facilitating Public Policy
at the Commonwealth Level, John Halligan
Accountability to Parliament — Reality or Rhetoric? Peter Loney
*Wither Federalism: The Consequences
and Sustainability of the High Court’s Interpretation of Commonwealth Powers, Angus
SECTION IV: Parliamentary Reports and Legislation
of Information Inquiry, David Solomon
Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs:
Rights of the Terminally Ill (Euthanasia Laws Repeal) Bill 2008
Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006
A Parliamentary-Style Question Period: Proposals and Issues for Congress, Matthew E. Glassman
SECTION V: PARLIAMENTARY CHRONICLES 257
Report of the Victorian Branch on Aspects of the Victorian Parliament
since the 2006 election, Judy Maddigan and Sarah Hysop
Northern Territory Parliamentary Report, Robyn Smith
Western Australian Parliamentary Report, Liz Kerr and Harry Phillips
SECTION VI: Book Review
Paul Davey, Politics in the Blood, John Kerin
* These articles have been double blind refereed to full academic standards.
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