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Book Chapters

Kildea P, 2021, 'Australia', in Barrosso LR; Albert R (ed.), The International Review of Constitutional Reform, pp. 16 - 20, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3917596

Kildea P; Bruerton M, 2017, 'Practitioners' Opinions on Barriers to Reforming the Federal System', in Bruerton M; Arklay T; Hollander R; Levy R (ed.), A People's Federation, Federation Press, Annandale, NSW, pp. 215 - 229

Williams G; Kildea P, 2015, 'The Mason Court', in Williams G; Dixon R (ed.), The High Court, the Constitution and Australian Politics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 244 - 260, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781107445253.013

Williams G; Kildea P; Lynch AN, 2012, 'Introduction', in Kildea P; Lynch A; Williams G (ed.), Tomorrow's Federation: Reforming Australian Government, edn. Original, Federation Press, Annandale, NSW, pp. 1 - 4, http://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781862878228

Kildea P, 2012, 'Making Room for Democracy in Intergovernmental Relations', in Kildea P; Lynch A; Williams G (ed.), Tomorrow's Federation, edn. Original, Federation Press, Australia, pp. 73 - 91, http://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781862878228

Edited Books

Kildea P; Lynch A; Williams G, (eds.), 2012, Tomorrow's Federation: Reforming Australian Government, Federation Press, Annandale, NSW

Journal articles

Kildea P, 2022, 'The Law and History of State and Territory Referendums', The Sydney Law Review, vol. 44, pp. 31 - 76, https://www.sydney.edu.au/content/dam/corporate/documents/sydney-law-school/research/publications/slrv44n1mar2022kildeaadvance.pdf

Kildea P, 2021, 'Australia’s Same-sex Marriage Survey: Evaluating a Unique Popular Vote Process', Monash University Law Review, vol. 46, pp. 107 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.26180/15109413.v2

Kildea P; Murray S, 2021, 'Democratic Constitutions, Electoral Commissions and Legitimacy-The Example of Australia', Asian Journal of Comparative Law, vol. 16, pp. S177 - S192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/asjcl.2021.35

Kildea P, 2020, 'The Constitutional Role of Electoral Management Bodies: The Case of the Australian Electoral Commission', Federal Law Review, vol. 48, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0067205X20955097

Kildea P; Brown AJ; Deem J, 2020, 'When Should the People Decide?: Public Support for Direct Democracy in Australia', Parliamentary Affairs, pp. 1 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pa/gsaa019

Kildea P, 2018, 'The Law of Deliberative Democracy', PUBLIC LAW REVIEW, vol. 29, pp. 83 - 86, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000431135500007&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Kildea P, 2017, 'What to Make of a History of Repeated Referendum Failure', Law Society Journal, pp. 76 - 77, https://lsj.com.au/articles/what-to-make-of-a-history-of-repeated-referendum-failure/

Kildea PJ, 2016, 'The Constitutional and Regulatory Dimensions of Plebiscites in Australia', Public Law Review, vol. 27, pp. 290 - 310, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000388750200005&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Kildea PJ, 2016, 'Achieving Fairness in the Allocation of Public Funding in Referendum Campaigns', Adelaide Law Review, vol. 37, pp. 13 - 40, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000393559800002&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Kildea PJ; Smith R, 2016, 'The Challenge of Informed Voting at Constitutional Referendums', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 39, pp. 368 - 400, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000383375700014&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Kildea PJ; Brown AJ, 2016, 'The Referendum That Wasn’t: Constitutional Recognition of Local Government and the Australian Federal Reform Dilemma', Federal Law Review, vol. 44, pp. 143 - 166

Kildea PJ, 2014, 'Expert Panels, Public Engagement and Constitutional Reform', Public Law Review, vol. 25, pp. 33 - 47

Kildea PJ, 2013, 'Worth Talking About?: Modest Constitutional Amendment and Citizen Deliberation in Australia', Election Law Journal, vol. 12, pp. 524 - 539

Kildea P, 2013, 'A Little More Conversation?', Griffith Law Review, vol. 22, pp. 291 - 314, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10383441.2013.10854777

Williams G; Kildea P, 2013, 'The Constitution and Commonwealth proposals for new media regulation', Media and Arts Law Review, vol. 18, pp. 2 - 16, http://www.lexisnexis.com.au/aus/products/catalog/current_htm/MED.asp

Kildea P, 2011, 'Achieving citizen engagement in the referendum on indigenous recognition', Indigenous Law Bulletin, vol. 7, pp. 27 - 30, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=440683698651574;res=IELHSS

Gelber K, 2007, 'High Court Review 2006: Australian Federalism - Implications of the WorkChoices decision', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 42, pp. 649 - 664, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10361140701595817

Conference Presentations

Lynch A; Kildea P, 2016, 'Intergovernmental Relations and Health Policy', presented at The Politics of Australian Health Policy Workshop, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 May 2016 - 12 May 2016

Lynch A; Kildea P, 2013, 'Australian Intergovernmental Relations: Ripe for Reform?', presented at Gender and Intergovernmental Relations: Australian and International Perspectives Conference, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 16 May 2013 - 17 May 2013

Lynch A; Kildea P, 2011, 'COAG, the Constitution and State Accountability', presented at 3rd Annual Intergovernmental Relations Conference, National Convention Centre, Canberra, 17 August 2011

Lynch A; Kildea P, 2010, 'Entrenching 'Cooperative Federalism': Is It Time To Formalise COAG's Place In The Australian Federation?', presented at Conference of the Australian Political Studies Association, University of Melbourne, 27 September 2010 - 29 September 2010

Reports

Kildea P, 2021, Process Considerations for a First Nations Voice Referendum: A Report Prepared for the Indigenous Law Centre, UNSW

Kildea PJ; Smith R; Gauja A; Keennan M, 2015, The Challenge of Informed Voting in the 21st Century, Electoral Regulation Research Network

Lynch A; Chordia S; McGarrity N; Kildea P; Williams G, 2012, Submission to the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition of Local Government (19 December 2012), Australia

Lynch A; Kildea P; Williams G, 2012, Submission to the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, Australia

Kildea PJ; Williams G, 2011, Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee, Inquiry into the Provisions of the Water Act 2007, March 2011, Australia

Kildea PJ, 2011, Submission to the Expert Panel on Constitutional Recognition of Indigenous Australians, Australia

Kildea PJ; Lynch A; McGarrity N; Williams G, 2011, Submission to the Expert Panel on Constitutional Recognition of Local Government, Australia

Kildea PJ; Williams G, 2011, Submission to the House Standing Committee on Regional Australia, Inquiry into the Impact of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan in Regional Australia, January 2011, Australia

Joyce DA; Kildea J; Williams G, 2011, Submission to the Independent Media Inquiry, November 2011, Australia

Kildea PJ; Lynch A; Woods R, 2011, Submission to the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit on the Inquiry into National Funding Agreements, Australia

Kildea PJ; Williams G, 2011, Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Rural Affairs and Transport, Inquiry into the Management of the Murray-Darling Basin, January 2011, Australia

Lynch A; Kildea P; Williams G, 2010, Submission to the Senate Environment, Communications and the Arts Legislation Committee Inquiry into Water (Crisis Powers and Floodwater Diversion) Bill, Australia

Kildea PJ; Lynch A; Williams G, 2010, Submission to the Senate Select Committee on the Reform of the Australian Federation, Australia

Kildea PJ; Lynch A; Williams G, 2010, Submission to the UK House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution Inquiry into Fixed-term Parliaments, UK House of Lords

Media

Kildea P, 2022, Letting the people decide: should Australia hold more referendums?, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/letting-the-people-decide-should-australia-hold-more-referendums-178145

Kildea P, 2022, Time to modernise: The future of constitutional review and referendums in Australia, AUSPUBLAW, https://auspublaw.org/category/constitutional-law/

Kildea P, 2021, 1967 to 2021: What will a successful referendum look like in 2021/2022?, https://www.indigconlaw.org/home/naidoc-week-2021-1967-to-2021-what-will-a-successful-referendum-look-like-in-2021/2022

Kildea P, 2021, How culture shapes Australia’s referendum record, https://auspublaw.org/2021/06/how-culture-shapes-australias-referendum-record/

Kildea P, 2018, Getting to ‘Yes’: Why our approach to winning referendums needs a rethink, https://auspublaw.org/2018/12/getting-to-yes-why-our-approach-to-winning-referendums-needs-a-rethink/

Kildea P, 2017, Australia’s postal survey on same-sex marriage: a flawed process that should not be repeated, https://constitution-unit.com/2017/12/11/australias-postal-survey-on-same-sex-marriage-a-flawed-process-that-should-not-be-repeated/

Kildea P, 2017, Using the ABS to conduct a same-sex marriage poll is legally shaky and lacks legitimacy, https://theconversation.com/using-the-abs-to-conduct-a-same-sex-marriage-poll-is-legally-shaky-and-lacks-legitimacy-82245

Kildea P, 2016, Improving the conduct of referendums: there are better options than a ‘truth commission', https://constitution-unit.com/2016/11/15/improving-the-conduct-of-referendums-there-are-better-options-than-a-truth-commission/

Kildea P, 2016, With a vote delayed, where does this leave constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians?, https://theconversation.com/with-a-vote-delayed-where-does-this-leave-constitutional-recognition-of-indigenous-australians-63579


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