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The Combet case and the appropriation of taxpayers' funds for political advertising - An erosion of fundamental principles?

Lindell, G

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This article contains a critical discussion of Combet v The Commonwealth (2005) and the reasons given by the High Court in that case, for dismissing the legal challenge to the present government's political advertising campaign in support of its Workchoice legislation which was conducted before the publication or enactment of that legislation. It also deals with the implications of the case for the declining significance in modern times of the parliamentary appropriation process as a means of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/50906
Source: Australian Journal of Public Administration
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8500.2007.00543.x

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