Australian Commonwealth

Australia and its territories

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  • Australian Commonwealth — (1900)    Passed by the British Parliament under the auspices of the then Colonial Secretary Joseph Chamberlain, the Australian Commonwealth established a federal government for Australia, creating a British Dominion on the Canadian model. It… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Australian Commonwealth Games Association — The Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) is the national body responsible for Commonwealth Games operations, publicity and development in Australia, specifically providing and organising funding, clothing, travel, accommodation and… …   Wikipedia

  • Australian Commonwealth Party — The Australian Commonwealth Party was formed in Sydney to contest the 1972 federal election, on a platform of wide social and administrative reform. The sole candidate, Max Fabre, tried to stand against William McMahon in the seat of Lowe but his …   Wikipedia

  • List of Australian Commonwealth Government entities — Australia This article is part of a series about the Politics and government of Australia …   Wikipedia

  • Current Australian Commonwealth ministry — The current Commonwealth of Australia ministry is the First Rudd Ministry, which was sworn in on 3 December 2007 after the Australian Labor Party won the 2007 federal election. [cite web title=Rudd Ministry publisher=Government of Australia… …   Wikipedia

  • Australian Federal Police — noun the major law enforcement body of the Australian Commonwealth, created in 1979 with the incorporation of the former Commonwealth and ACT police forces. Abbrev.: AFP Areas in which the AFP is involved include crime and drug intelligence,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Australian Human Rights Commission — noun an Australian Commonwealth authority established in 1986 to promote and protect human rights; functions include inquiring into complaints of discrimination on the grounds of race, ethnic origin, sexual harassment, disability, etc. Formerly… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Australian constitutional law — is the area of the law of Australia relating to the interpretation and application of the Constitution of Australia. Several major doctrines of Australian constitutional law have developed.For the story of how Australia evolved from a set of… …   Wikipedia

  • Australian copyright law — emerged from British and colonial models of the early 20th Century. It reflects international standards found in the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, other multilateral treaties, and more recently, the U.S.… …   Wikipedia

  • Commonwealth Games — Federation seal, adopted in 2001 Motto Humanity – Equality – Destiny Headquarters …   Wikipedia

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