The Abolition of the Upper House of Queensland Parliament

The Upper House of Queensland Parliament (the Legislative Council) was abolished in 1922, and the State continues today without an Upper House. Re-establishment remained a feature of the election platforms of the anti-Labor parties. In 1929, the Country Party prepared a draft Bill providing for the restoration of the Legislative Council without going to a referendum, but containing a provision preventing the Bill from being amended or repealed unless a referendum was held.In 1934, through the Constitution Act Amendment Bills, … Continue reading The Abolition of the Upper House of Queensland Parliament
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