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  Government House - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Government House, Melbourne is the residence of the Governor of Victoria.
Government House, Queensland is the residence of the Governor of Queensland.
Government House, Hobart, is the residence of the Governor of Tasmania.
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 House information, Famous celebrity houses, Famous historical houses, Famous houses around the world, traditional ...
Admiralty House is the residence of the Governor-General of Australia in Sydney.
Government House, Melbourne is the office and official residence of the Governor of Victoria.
Government House, Hobart is the home and official residence of the Governor of Tasmania, Australia.The house in the Queens Domain, near the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, is the official residence of the governor of Tasmania.
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 rights, people, authority, state, group, forms, political, contract, while, through, executive, three, small - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Legitimacy is the attribute of a government that prompts the governed to acquiesce willingly to its authority.
Under traditional forms of government that ruled most of the world until a few centuries ago, such as monarchy and oligarchy, these powers were concentrated in the hands of one person or a small group of people.
Governments thus exist for the purpose of serving the needs and wishes of the people, and their relationship with the people is clearly stipulated in a "social contract" (a constitution and a set of laws) which both the government and the people must abide by.
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The Australian government was located in Melbourne during the formation of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901 and 1927, and the official residence of the Governor-General (the representative of the Crown in Australia) was Government House, Melbourne.
When Canberra was designated as the site of the future capital of Australia in 1913, the government bought "Yarralumla," a homestead built by the Campbell family in 1891, for use as a permanent Government House.
The government, as an economy measure during the Great Depression, returned Government House, Melbourne, to the state government of Victoria, and Yarralumla became the Governor-General's only official residence in 1930.
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 The Parliament House, Canberra
The town was named Canberra in 1913, the name believed to be an Aboriginal term for "meeting place".
Canberra is the biggest museum I have ever seen.
Canberra is the capital of The Commonwealth of Australia.
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 AAS Biographical Memoirs - Robert Gordon Menzies 1894-1978
It was in 1945 in the House of Representatives in Canberra when, as the Leader of the Opposition, he expressed his conception of the part that the Commonwealth Government should and ultimately did, play in the university affairs of the nation.
He undertook on behalf of his government to assist in the presentation of a petition to the Privy Council, and to have the Charter prepared in time for it to be presented to the officers of the new Academy during the visit of Her Majesty to Australia.
The population of Canberra in 1957 was 40,000; it was estimated to rise to 110,000 by 1975; the suburbs adjacent to the north and south banks of the Molonglo River contained the whole city.
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Government House, set in 53 hectares of gardens, lawns and parkland at Yarralumla, has been the official residence of the Governor-General in Canberra since 1927, when the Commonwealth Parliament moved from Melbourne to the national capital.
The Queen stays at Government House when she visits Canberra, as do most other visiting heads of state.
The Vista Suite, used by The Queen when she visits Canberra, was added above the private entrance in 1934 as a sitting room for Lady Isaacs, wife of the first Australian-born Governor-General, Sir Isaac Isaacs.
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 National Archives of Australia - Fact Sheet 166 - Government House, Canberra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Government House Canberra, the Governor-General’s Canberra residence, was purchased by the Commonwealth in 1913.
Used as a living quarters for visiting dignitaries, such as members of parliament, in the years of Canberra’s construction, the Yarralumla residence underwent extensive alterations and additions during 1925–26 to equip it as the Governor-General’s residence on the relocation of the seat of government to Canberra from 1927.
The National Archives in Canberra holds a range of architectural plans and drawings that document the alterations and additions to the Yarralumla residence.
www.naa.gov.au /publications/fact_sheets/fs166.html   (346 words)

 Australian Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The federal government controls the national economy and Reserve Bank, customs and excise taxes, immigration, defense, foreign policy, and the post office.
The Federal Parliament in the lower house is the House of Representatives made up of 147 members divided among the states.
It is run by a prime minister, the state governments are led by a premier, and the Northern Territory by a chief minister.
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 Architecture of Parliament House - Canberra, Australia
From the outset, the city of Canberra and its capitol grounds were designed to be beautiful.
By 1954 the government finally became serious about having a real national capital that could rank among the other capitals of the world.
I think the new parliament house is cool, when i went on canp with school to Canberra, we went to the new parliament house, it was ace.
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 Canberra - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Canberra, capital city of the Commonwealth of Australia, seat of the Federal Government and the nation's largest inland centre; situated on the...
Canberra, University of, institution of higher education in Canberra, Australia.
This report on the opening of the Australian Federal Parliament in Canberra appeared in The Times on May 9, 1927.
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Old Parliament House is situated between Parliament House and Lake Burley Griffin.
Although it was initially built as a temporary parliament house, government stayed there from 1927 right up until 1988.
Old Parliament House is also home to The National Portrait Gallery which holds a variety of exhibitions.
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 Australia's Federation Guard
Australia's Federation Guard (AFG) was officially launched on 07 March 2000 at Parliament House in Canberra for the INTERFET welcome home parade.
A Royal Guard for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the Sydney Opera House and Government House in Canberra in 2000 and in Brisbane and Adelaide in 2002.
House Guards at Buckingham Palace, St James Palace and the Tower of London (2000).
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 Canberra Memories
But since I am interested in history and government, the museums and government buildings are a great attraction to me. Unfortunately, Canberra is like Washington, D.C., far too much to see in one trip.
I arrived in Canberra on the morning of the 26th.
Here are a couple of sites from the Australian Government devoted to the city of Canberra and the Australian War Memorial.
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 Australian government
Parliament House is a huge building where parliament meets several times a year to discuss and make laws for the country.
In Australia, a Prime Minister is the Head of the Government.
The Party with the next highest number of seats in the House of Representatives is called The Opposition and its leader is called The Leader of the Opposition.
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 Ahoy - Mac's Web Log-Fourteen Australian Prime Ministers I have known-
He enjoyed himself at Government House dinners for the Prime Minister and his Ministers of State, and loved a good story about some of the pranks he and his Country Party mate Larry Anthony, got up to, when new members joined the House of Representatives, and were to make their maiden speeches.
The press were waiting on the steps of Government House to learn the outcome of this visit by the Prime Minister to the Governor General, the Melbourne Age took a photograph of Robert Menzies about to enter his car, with me holding the car door open for him.
Malcolm Fraser waiting, hidden in the wings at Government House was immediately sworn in as a Caretaker Prime Minister, with a mandate to call an early election.
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 AntBlog701: Government House
The official residence (aka free house) of the Governor-General of Australia.
Governor-General is a representative of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia.
The lawn in Government House is very green when compared to all other parts of Canberra.
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 Secretary-General visits Australia
Howard at Parliament House in Canberra on February 21.
Sir William Deane, AC, KBE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia and Lady Deane, in the garden of Government House in Canberra on February 21.
Dennis Bourke MLA, Chief Minister of the Northern Territory, at Parliament House in Darwin on February 18.
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 Canberra Doll Furniture House In   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Government House, Canberra - Government House, Canberra, commonly known as Yarralumla is the official residence of the Governor-General of Australia, located in the suburb of Yarralumla, Canberra.
Parliament House, Canberra - Parliament House is the name given to two purpose-built buildings in Canberra, the capital of Australia, where the Parliament of Australia has met since 1927.
A Doll's House (film) - A Doll's House is the name of several movies based on the 1879 play by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen.
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 Rona Joyner condemns Politicians breaching Oath of Allegiance
The party political attempt to substitute a new illegal Preamble for the lawful Preamble is really an attempt to form an illegal Government in occupation, because would introduce a substitute government instead of the Federal Government under God, the Crown and the Constitution.
The Monarch holds the Government of Scotland under the conditions of the Act of Union and must swear an Oath to preserve the rights of the Protestant Church in Scotland.
When a proposed law passed by both Houses of Parliament is presented to the Governor-General for the Queen's assent, he shall declare, according to his discretion, but subject to this Constitution, that he assents in the Queen's name, or that he withholds assent, or that he reserves the law for the Queen's pleasure."
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 Games Censorship Collection - Resources - Government Publications
Headed by Labor Senator Margaret Reynolds who turned her personal crusade of protecting children from computer games into official Government policy, it was the first Government document that recommended games be censored and that they be regulated more harshly than film (such as with the omission of an R category).
The Senate Committee's 1996 inquiry into violence in the media included a seminar held at Parliament House, Canberra on 29 November, 1996 to which relevant community and Government representatives were invited, particularly those whose submissions to the earlier Ministerial inquiry had made a significant impression on the Senators.
As the climax of almost a year of Federal Government investigation into ways in which to crackdown on violence in the electronic media, this Senate Report makes some powerful and revolutionary recommendations that reflect the strongly pro-censorship position held by almost all politicians and others involved in the inquiry process.
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 Australian Government Attorneys General's Department - Photo Gallery
The 2004 Safer Communities Awards National Winner in the Pre-Disaster Private Organisation Category, presented in Canberra on 2 December 2004, was the AAMI Insurance Company’s Tasmanian office for their entry, the AAMI Firescreen Index – A Research and Community Education Initiative.
The Local Government Stream Pre-Disaster Category National Winner in the 2004 Safer Communities Awards was the City of Bayswater, Western Australia, for their Aged Care Facilities Emergency Recovery Plan.
At the award presentations in Canberra on 2 December 2004 by the Australian Attorney-General Philip Ruddock, the unit was represented by Director Dr David Cooper (centre) and the Program Manager Peter Campbell.
www.ag.gov.au /agd/www/ministerruddockhome.nsf/Page/Gallery   (2405 words)

 Brudirect.com  - Local News
Marlena Jeffery at the Government House in Canberra yesterday.
Jeffery was sworn in as the 24th Governor-General of Australia in August 2003.
Alexander Downer, the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, at Parliament House in Canberra.
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 Ahoy - Mac's Web Log-A brief biography-
In my specialist capacity I served in the destroyers 'Warramunga' and 'Bataan', at Navy Office, and at the TAS school.
From 1950 to 1953 I was appointed Aide de Camp to His Excellency the Governor General of Australia at Government House Canberra, a quite fascinating time.
Finally, I was Fleet TAS Officer on the staff of the Flag Officer Commanding the Australian Fleet, in the Carrier 'Vengeance'.
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Group photo at Government House, Canberra, following presentation of Letters of Commission by the High Commissioner for Malta, H.E. Mr Francis Tabone.
Standing in back row from left to right are: Ms Maria Cicutto, Aide to Her Excellency, Mr Charles Sultana, Deputy High Commissioner, Malta High Commission, Mr Malcolm Hazell, Official Secretary to the Governor-General, Ms Angele Azzopardi, Consul General for Malta in Victoria, Ms Joanna Pisani, Consul General for Malta in Sydney.
According to the 2001 Census of Population and Housing in Australia, 136,754 Australians claimed Maltese descent with 46,998 Australian residents having been born in Malta.
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 Suny Brockport Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Parliament HouseAustralia's capital city Canberra is one of the world's greatest examples of urban planning and landscape architecture, thanks to the visionary work of Chicago-born designer Walter Burley Griffin.
Home of Australia's Parliament House, National Gallery and War Memorial, you will never be short of a cultural sightseeing encounter when you visit this striking inland metropolis.
Here are some great places to visit whilst in Canberra...
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 Government House, Queensland
Further information about the Australian Honours System, including nomination forms for awards, can be accessed at the Australian Honours System website.
At twice yearly investiture ceremonies at Government House, Brisbane, and on other occasions in the north of the State, the Governor formally invests Queensland recipients with national honours and awards.
The names of award recipients are announced on Australia Day (26 January) and on The Queen's birthday public holiday (in June).
www.govhouse.qld.gov.au /ceremonial_honours/australian_honours.asp   (150 words)

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