Volume 1 Contents

Proceedings Volume 1 complete

Individual Papers: (Please note that the page numbering of the individual papers mirrors that of the parent volume for the sake of consistency.)

John Stone

Launching Address
Rt. Hon. Sir Harry Gibbs GCMG AC KBE
Re-Writing the Constitution

Inaugural Address
The Hon. Peter Connolly CBE QC
Right According to Law

John Stone
Introductory Remarks

Chapter One
Hugh M Morgan AO
The Australian Constitution: A Living Document

Chapter Two
S E K Hulme QC
The Constitution: Its Defects or Ours?

Chapter Three
Dr Greg Craven
Constitutional Reform: The Tortoise or The Hare?

Chapter Four
Frank Devine
Holding the Government at Bay: The Need for a Bill of Rights

Chapter Five
Dr David Chessell
Financial Centralisation: The Lion in the Path

Chapter Six
Professor Mark Cooray
The Centralist Tendency: The Role of the High Court

Chapter Seven
Dr Colin Howard
When External Means Internal

Chapter Eight
Sir David Smith KCVO AO
Some Thoughts on the Monarchy / Republic Debate

Chapter Nine
John Paul
The Head of State in Australia

Chapter Ten
Bruce A Knox
Fantasies and Furphies: The Australian Republican Agenda

Chapter Eleven
Professor Alan Frost
Old Colonizations and Modern Discontents: Legacies and Concerns

Appendix I

Appendix II
Invitation letter of 5 May 1992

Appendix III
The Society’s Statement of Purposes