George Williams

THE VOICE TO PARLIAMENT – THE LEGAL REALITIES

2023-07-10T11:07:29+10:006 July 2023|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Following the release of the wording of the 2023 referendum question to be put to Australian electors being announced by the Prime Minister, The Sydney Institute held an important discussion on the legal realities around the constitutional change advocated by a Voice to parliament and executive government. For Minister Linda Burney the change proposed would [...]

REFERENDUMS – THEN AND NOW

2022-12-19T18:45:56+11:003 August 2022|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

Constitutional change does not come easily in Australia by way of referendum. To change the constitution, Australians must vote a majority, for any proposal, in a majority of states. Since Federation, there have been 44 proposals put to a referendum and only 8 have been approved. So where does this leave the referendum on "The [...]

[Zoom] Referendums – Then and Now – George Williams AO

2022-08-03T10:51:40+10:0013 July 2022|Tags: |

Speaker: George Williams - George Williams AO, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Planning and Assurance, UNSW Date: Wednesday 3 August 2022; 5.30 for 6pm Topic: Referendums – Then and Now Venue: The Sydney Institute, 47 Phillip Street, Sydney Members & 1 Guest Only Zoom link will be sent out on the day of the event PLEASE NOTE: THIS MEETING IS [...]

Referendums – Then and Now – George Williams AO

2022-07-13T10:24:16+10:0013 July 2022|Tags: |

Speaker: George Williams - George Williams AO, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Planning and Assurance, UNSW Date: Wednesday 3 August 2022; 5.30 for 6pm Topic: Referendums – Then and Now Venue: The Sydney Institute, 47 Phillip Street, Sydney Members & 1 Guest Only LIGHT REFRESHMENTS PLEASE NOTE: THIS MEETING IS FOR ASSOCIATE MEMBERS OF THE SYDNEY INSTITUTE ONLY & 1 [...]

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