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What's in a name? Semi-parliamentarism and Australian Commonwealth executive-legislative relations

Taflaga, Marija


The concept of semi-parliamentarianism provides a parsimonious classificatory description of Australian politics as it is really practiced. This concept encapsulates the tension in Australia's executive-legislative relations: balancing the government's requirement to maintain confidence only within the House of Representatives and the fact of the Senate's equally legitimate powers. In this way, semi-parliamentarianism pin-points the distinction between the Australian and other parliamentary...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Political Science
DOI: 10.1080/10361146.2018.1451484


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