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This website is in imminent danger of being shut down. It has been online since 1995, but the personal circumstances of the owner, Malcolm Farnsworth, are such that economies have to be made. Server costs and suchlike have become prohibitive. At the urging of people online, I have agreed to see if Patreon provides a solution. More information is available at the Patreon website. If you are able to contribute even $1.00/month to keep the site running, please click the Patreon button below.


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Constitutional Conventions in Australia

The Australian Constitution makes no mention of political parties, the Cabinet or of the position of Prime Minister.

All these are conventions by which our system operates in practice.

A convention is not a law, merely an accepted way of doing something. [Read more…]