The Howard government's agenda is of vital interest to all Australians on the eve of the GST. Contributions to this book are from leading political scientists and commentators. Also included are contours and implications of the 1998 election campaign. Issues canvassed include: the campaign; perspectives from the parties, states and regions; the role of special interest groups; and interpretation of the election results and their implications. Editors John Warhurst is a professor and Marian Simms is a reader in political science at Australian National University.The Overall Result Despite garnering only 49.8 per cent of the two party preferred vote in the 1 996 election, the ... parties and the Australian Democrats fell (down 2.8 per cent for the Liberal party, down 1 .9 per cent for the Nationals, and downanbsp;...
|Author||:||Marian Simms, John Warhurst|
|Publisher||:||Univ. of Queensland Press - 2000|