A NEW AUSTRALIAN CONSTITUTION

 

DRAFT

 

of a

 

CONSTITUTION FOR AN INDEPENDENT AUSTRALIAN NATION

 

(As updated March 2016)

 

 

CONTENTS

(Subject to change as the Constitution is written – GLP)

Preamble

Definitions

Chapter 1                                 Transition

Chapter 1   Part 1                   The Foundation

Chapter 1   Part 2                   The Australian Council

Chapter 1   Part 3                   The Head of the Nation

Chapter 2   Part 1                   The Parliament

Chapter 2   Part 2                   The House of Representatives

Chapter 2   Part 3                   The Senate

Chapter 2   Part 4                   The Executive Government

Chapter 2   Part 5                   The Authority of Parliament

Chapter 3   Part 1                   The Judicature

Chapter 3   Part 2                   The High Court

Chapter 4   Part 1                   Finance

Chapter 4   Part 2                   Trade and Commerce

Chapter 5   Part 1                   The States

Chapter 5   Part 2                   New States

Chapter 6   Part 1                   Elections

Chapter 6   Part 2                   Political Parties

Chapter 7   Part 1                   Citizens Recall

Chapter 7   Part 2                   Impeachment Procedures

Chapter 8   Part 1                   Periodic Constitutional Review Process

Chapter 9   Part 1                   Altering the Constitution

 

Appendix 1                              Oath of Office

Appendix 2                              Powers, Privileges and Immunities

Appendix 3                              Geographical Description of Australia

Appendix 4                              Outline for a Periodic Constitutional Review