A Separate Australia

Peacock, Jack
September 2016
History Today;Sep2016, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p3
The article discusses the Western Australia's vote in favour of seceding from the Australian Commonwealth on April 18, 1933. Topics discussed Western Australia's right of self-government in 1890, the secessionist movement's argument that Western Australia was influenced into federating and the 1933 referendum in which the electorate voted to oust the pro-independence Liberal government.


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