The Protection of Voting Equality in Australia

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This article considers the question of voting equality in Australia. The High Court has so far declined to accord something like voting equality in Australia constitutional status, though it has suggested that, at the extreme, there may come a time where a disparity in the number of voters in electorates might raise constitutional issues. There are currently significant disparities in the number of electors in particular seats. The article suggests that something like voting equality should be accorded constitutional status in Australia.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)557-585
Number of pages28
JournalFederal Law Review
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2016
Externally publishedYes


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