Public confidence in federal system still hangs in the balance.
Centre for Governance and Public Policy
Some of Australia’s leading academic experts on federalism have linked up with government officials and political leaders for the Sir Samuel Griffith Legacy Series on Australia’s Federal Future
One of Australia’s leading constitutional lawyers has called on the new Abbott government to make federal reform a priority. Professor George Williams from the University of New South Wales says the absence of policies is now a major hindrance to Australia realising its federal potential. Professor Williams has also renewed a proposal to establish an […]
Australians face a crisis of confidence in their system of government unless political leaders put more effort into charting a more constructive future for the federal system, according to the latest results from the Constitutional Values Survey. Conducted in 2008, 2010 and most recently in October 2012, the results were issued today (Saturday, November 17) […]
The latest national survey of constitutional values puts the onus on politicians to address federal reform.