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93573

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

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.>p>

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