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David Smith

Sir David Smith was Official Secretary to five Governors-General from 1973 to 1990. He is a former visiting scholar in the Faculty of Law at the Australian National University. His book Head of State: the Governor-General, the Monarchy, the Republic and the Dismissal was launched in November 2005 by former Governor-General Bill Hayden.

Visions and values of Australia's Governors-General
Law & Liberties - 18/07/2013 - 17 comments
A Response to Paul Kelly on our Head of State
Law & Liberties - 18/08/2011 - 13 comments
Republican myths
Political Philosophy - 7/10/2010 - 13 comments
Keeping house
Domestic Politics - 2/01/2008 - 5 comments
Sir Anthony Mason’s judicial activism is alive and well, even in retirement
Law & Liberties - 25/07/2007 - 13 comments
Rex Connor - the other dismissal
Domestic Politics - 13/10/2006 - 11 comments
Apparently, there are many ways to say 'yes' at a referendum - but not 'no'
Domestic Politics - 14/04/2004
Sir Anthony Mason's judicial activism is alive and well, even in retirement
Law & Liberties - 11/11/2003 - 1 comment

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