Australasian Parliamentary Review
Autumn 2013. Vol 28, No. 1
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From the editor, Jennifer Aldred
Table of Contents
Race and the Australian Constitution.
dilemmas of drafting a Constitution for a new state.
length bodies in the Australian Capital Territory — time for
review? Roger Wettenhall
conscience vote decisions: the case of the ACT.
Peter Balint and Cheryl Moir
# Committees in a unicameral parliament: impact of a majority government
on the ACT Legislative Assembly committee system. Grace Concannon
Guarding MPs' integrity in the UK and Australia. David Solomon
legislation — the delegation of legislative power to the
the lens of accountability: referral of inquiries by ministers to
upper house committees. Merrin Thompson
# Strengthening parliaments in nascent democracies: the need to prioritize
legislative reforms. Abel Kinyondo
Electoral law and the campaign trail. Harry Phillips 12
'From the Tables' A round-up of administrative and procedural
developments in the Australasian Parliaments. Robyn Smith
Democrat — Sir William Denison in Australia 1847—1861
Mary Crawford: Tales from the Political
Society, Self, and
What is to be Done?: The struggle for the soul of the labour movement
The Australian Policy Handbook: Fifth Edition
Errata and apology – APR Volume 28, No. 1
Footnotes and references contained in the article 'Understanding conscience vote
decisions: the case of the ACT' by Peter Balint and Cheryl Moir did not appear.
The Editor regrets this omission. The complete piece, with all footnotes and
references, is accessible at www.aspg.org.au/research.php
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