Category: Politics and Law

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Important sections of the Constitution

1 Vests power in the Federal parliament, made up of the Queen, Senate and HoR 2 Governor-general is the Queen’s representative 7 Same number of senators for each state, to be chosen by the...

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The Federal System in Australia Part 3

Other High Court Interpretations As stated before, High Court interpretations of the Constitution have caused many imbalances in the relationship between the levels of government. An example is the famous Engineers’ Case, the Amalgamated...

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The Federal System in Australia Part 2

Vertical Fiscal Imbalance Vertical fiscal imbalance is used to refer to the imbalance in finances between State and Federal Governments. It is estimated, for example, the States raise 20% of taxes collected in Australia,...

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The Federal System in Australia Part 1

I wrote this essay during a Politics and Law 2 A/B exam in response to the question “Describe how the federal system operates by making reference to the relationship between the levels of government...

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