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THE

QUARTERLY

REVIEW

No. 468

PUBLISHED IN

JULY, 1921

LONDON:

JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET, W. 1.

NEW YORK :
LEONARD SCOTT PUBLICẢTION COMPANY.

GENERAL INDEX TO THE QUARTERLY REVIEW.

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prising the volumes from CCII. to CCXXI., of
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Art. 1.–AUSTRALIAN LABOUR AND AUSTRALIAN

IDEALS.

1. The Official Year Book of the Commonwealth of

Australia. McCarron, Bird, 1901–19. 2. In Your Hands, Australians ! By C. E. W. Bean.

Cassell, 1918. 3. Australia : Economic and Political Studies. Edited

by Meredith Atkinson. Macmillan, 1920. 4. Australasia. By A. Wyatt Tilby. Constable, 1912. 5. A Short History of Australia and New Zealand. By

Arthur Jose. (Seventh Edition.) Angus and Robert

son, 1921.

THE life of the Australian Commonwealth since its inauguration on Jan. 1, 1901, falls into three well-marked stages. Its first ten years, or rather less, were devoted to finding its feet. Certain problems whose satisfactory solution was essential to national existence, notably those connected with defence by land and sea, had to be considered, and a decision made by the electors on the methods of solution. Certain other problems (the most important of which related to land settlement and industrial arbitration) were gradually entrusted to the Federal Parliament for discussion, because in the State legislatures-within whose proper sphere they lay-the attitude of irremovable and unrepresentative Upper Houses blocked any legislation that Australians at large would accept. In three Parliaments and Ministries, drawn from all the Federal parties in turn, problems and solutions were thrashed out; nor, considering the novelty and importance of the work, is so

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