Western Australia

Narelle Miragliotta, Sarah Murray, Justin Harbord

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This chapter furnishes an overview of the political history of Western Australia (WA), explores the state’s relationship to the federation and outlines its key constitutional, political and electoral features. It is argued that while WA shares much in common with its federal counterparts, there are several areas of difference that continue to shape its relationship to the federation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAustralian Politics and Policy
EditorsPeter J. Chen, Nicholas Barry, John R. Butcher, David Clune, Ian Cook, Adele Garnier, Yvonne Haigh, Sara C. Motta, Marija Taflaga
Place of PublicationSydney NSW Australia
PublisherSydney University Press
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781743326671, 9781743326688
ISBN (Print)9781743326800
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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