Opinion Pieces

Pandemics remind us that Australia is a Federation, but we are quick to forget

Pandemics remind us that Australia is a Federation, but we are quick to forget

By Dr Carolyn Holbrook   As we well remember, COVID incited a high degree of tension between the Commonwealth and the states. The former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce probably put it best when he said: For a while there we went from a federation back to little colonies again. I was waiting for Queensland […]

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