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The Oxford Handbook of the Australian Constitution

Constitutional law provides the legal framework for the Australian political and legal systems, and thus touches almost every aspect of Australian life. This Handbook, now available on Oxford Constitutions of the World, offers a critical analysis of some of the most significant aspects of Australian constitutional arrangements, setting them against the historical, legal, political, and social contexts in which Australia's constitutional system has developed.

To celebrate the launch of The Oxford Handbook of the Australian Constitution on OCW, we’ve made the introductory chapter freely available for a limited time.

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July 31, 2018

The Oxford Handbook of the Australian Constitution

The Oxford Handbook of the Australian Constitution is now available on Oxford Constitutions of the World.

June 10, 2018

May 2018 Update

For May 2018, Oxford Constitutions of the World (OCW) adds seven new constitutional documents covering two countries.

May 15, 2018

The Renaissance of Comparative Constitutionalism

Learn more about the intellectual revival of comparative constitutionalism, and the new Oxford Comparative Constitutionalism series.

May 9, 2018

April 2018 Update

For April 2018, Oxford Constitutions of the World (OCW) adds four new constitutional documents covering two countries.