3 Adel. L. Rev. 159 (1967-1970)
Even those who regret it accept that the founders of the Australian Constitution "beyond question" intended the separation of powers now required by the Boilermakers' Case . This article seeks first to show that the arguments advanced to prove the alleged intention are no more probative -than the draftsman's literary arrangement which has prompted the accepted view of constitutional history; and second, to discuss the proper strategy of approach to the historical record on these matters.
Finnis, John M., "Separation of Powers in the Australian Constitution" (1968). Journal Articles. 4.