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Dr Kate Jones and Professor Scott Prasser discuss flaws in Westminster System

Dr Kate Jones and Professor Scott Prasser on partisan appointments to public service

Dr Kate Jones and Professor Scott Prasser argue in the Canberra Times (30.4.12) that the actions of Queensland’s Premier Campbell Newman highlight the limits of our Westminster conventions. “‘Can-Do’ shies away from the principled path of government” discusses the practice of making partisan appointments to the public service after changes of government, and the LNP’s manifestation of this trend.

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