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.
|Title of host publication||Australian Politics and Policy|
|Editors||Peter J. Chen, Nicholas Barry, John R. Butcher, David Clune, Ian Cook, Adele Garnier, Yvonne Haigh, Sara C. Motta, Marija Taflaga|
|Place of Publication||Sydney NSW Australia|
|Publisher||Sydney University Press|
|Number of pages||18|
|ISBN (Electronic)||9781743326671, 9781743326688|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|