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George Winterton

Professor George Winterton LL.B. (First Class Hons), LL.M. (WA); JSD (Columbia); Barrister (NSW), Barrister and Solicitor (Vic and WA) is the Professor of Law in the University of New South Wales. He has served as a member of the Executive Government Advisory Committee of the Constitutional Commission (1985-87). In 1993 he served as a member of the Republic Advisory Committee. In 1998 he was appointed as a delegate to the Australian Constitutional Convention, which the proposed model for an Australian republic that was voted down in a referendum in 1999.

Professor Winterton had written extensively on Australian constitutional law, specifically with relation to the executive and the judiciary. He has also written extensively on the issue of the proposed change in Australia from being a constitutional monarchy to a republic.

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Professor Winterton's addresses to the Constitutional Convention