Table of Contents

A revolution averted

Federation and the Crown

The appointment of Governors from ‘Home’

The appointment of Australian-born Governors

The removal of State Governors

Governing the Governors – British instructions to Governors and requests for advice

A Statute of Westminster for the States?

Whitlam’s attempts to change the channel of communication

Royal Style and Titles Act 1973

The Seabed petitions

Commonwealth attempts to abolish State appeals to the Privy Council

The Queen of Queensland

The aftermath of the Sir Colin Hannah affair

Wran’s NSW Liberation Plan

The bid for freedom from the repugnancy fetter

A package deal

The Premiers’ Conferences of 1982

The drafting of the Australia Acts

Direct access to the Queen

Negotiations with the Palace

The Australia Acts and the Queen of Australia

Sources and ReferencesIndex

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