Issues

And the ghost walked! Left for dead by the politicians, federation was brought to life by the people'.

Sir Robert Randolph Garran, Prosper the Commonwealth, Sydney, 1958, 101.

Australia’s federation is not without controversy. Some want to keep it, others want to break Australia up into self-governing states. On the issue pages we will begin discussions about issues concerning federation, such as Commonwealth-state relations, taxation, water policy, and climate change. Just click on the issue and join the discussion. 

Issues