Australia needs to reform its system of government. The failure to do so is costing the nation billions of dollars a year and compromising our ability to realise our economic and social goals, argues George Williams.
Unless the referendum to recognise Indigenous people in the constitution has broad public support to succeed, it will join a long list of failed attempts to change Australia's constitution, writes George Williams.
OPINION: The Gillard government has achieved remarkable success steering legislation through a hung parliament. But the coming year may see opponents shift the battle to the High Court, writes Professor George Williams in the SMH.