South Australia January to June 2020

Andrew Parkin

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The proposition that the South Australian government is an autonomous governing entity should be an uncontentious axiom of federalism. Nonetheless, the degree to which state governments continue to exercise significant policy autonomy within the Australian federal system has been much debated by scholars of federalism. The first six months of 2020 brought the power and reality of this continuing autonomy firmly to the fore.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)693-698
Number of pages6
JournalAustralian Journal of Politics and History
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2020


  • South Australian government
  • Political Chronicles
  • federalism
  • policy autonomy
  • Australian federal system
  • first six months of 2020
  • January to June 2020
  • pandemic
  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • Bushfires
  • Adelaide Hills
  • Kangaroo Island
  • Premier Marshall
  • Stephen Marshall


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