Report of the Royal Commission on the Finances of Western Australia as affected by Federation : together with appendices

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Australia. Royal Commission on the Finances of Western Australia as Affected by Federation
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REPORT OF THE ROYAL COMMISSION ON THE FINANCES OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA, AS AFFECTED BY FEDERATION, TOGETHER WITH APPENDICES. 1
CONTENTS. 5
ROYAL COMMISSION ON THE FINANCES OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA AS AFFECTED BY FEDERATION. SUMMARY OF CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS. 7
WITNESSES. 11
REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS. PART I.—INTRODUCTION. 13
PART II.—FEDERATION. 14
PART III.—THE STATE CASE. 18
PART IV.—SURPLUS REVENUE. 20
PART V.—COMPETITION OF THE COMMONWEALTH SAVINGS BANK. 25
PART VI.—ACQUISITION OF GOLD BY THE COMMONWEALTH DURING WAR YEARS. 27
PART VII.—PROPOSAL FOR GOLD BOUNTY. 31
PART VIII.—COMMONWEALTH CUSTOMS TARIFF. 39
PART IX.—PROPOSAL TO REVIVE THE INTERSTATE COMMISSION. 57
PART X.—IMMIGRATION. 62
PART XI.—REQUEST FOR GRANT IN AID OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION. 64
PART XII.—FEDERAL AND STATE ARBITRATION COURTS. 66
PART XIII.—NAVIGATION ACT. 67
PART XIV.—REQUEST FOR FEDERAL CONVENTION. 68
PART XV.—THE NORTH-WEST. 69
PART XVI.—THE COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENT. 72
PART XVII.—FINANCIAL FIGURES.—WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 72
PART XVIII.—COMMONWEALTH FINANCIAL STATEMENTS. 74
PART XIX.—POPULATION, FACTORY HANDS, SAVINGS BANK DEPOSITS, WEALTH. 76
PART XX.—TAXATION. 85
PART XXI.—GRANT OF MONEY TO THE STATE OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 88
PART XXII.—AID TO OR BOUNTY ON THE PRODUCTION OR EXPORT OF GOODS. 92
PART XXIII.—THE QUESTION OF SECESSION. 92
PART XXIV.—OTHER STATES' DISABILITIES ATTRIBUTABLE TO FEDERATION. 96
PART V.—COMPETITION OF THE COMMONWEALTH SAVINGS BANK. 98
PART VII.—PROPOSAL FOR GOLD BOUNTY. 100
PART VIII.—THE COMMONWEALTH CUSTOMS TARIFF. 109
PART XII.—FEDERAL AND STATE ARBITRATION COURTS. 116
PART XIII.—NAVIGATION ACT. 116
PART XV.—THE NORTH-WEST OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 117
PART XVI.—THE COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENT. 126
PART XVI.—THE RECALL. 136
PART XXI.—GRANT OF MONEY TO THE STATE OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 137
PART XXIII.—THE QUESTION OF SECESSION. 137
APPENDIX I. TOTAL OF COMMONWEALTH REVENUE COLLECTED FROM THE STATES DURING 231/2 YEARS OF FEDERATION. 138
APPENDIX II. STATEMENT OF EXPENDITURE FROM CONSOLIDATED REVENUE. 139
APPENDIX III. COMMONWEALTH EXPENDITURE (APPROXIMATE). 141
APPENDIX IV. COMMONWEALTH EXPENDITURE (APPROXIMATE). 142
APPENDIX V. COMMONWEALTH EXPENDITURE (APPROXIMATE). 143
APPENDIX VI. COMMONWEALTH EXPENDITURE (APPROXIMATE). 144
APPENDIX VII. COMMONWEALTH EXPENDITURE (APPROXIMATE). 145
APPENDIX VIII. COMMONWEALTH EXPENDITURE (APPROXIMATE.) 146
APPENDIX IX. LOANS MADE BY THE COMMONWEALTH TO THE STATES OUTSTANDING AT 30th JUNE, 1924. 147
APPENDIX X. ARTICLES AND RATES OF DUTY AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF FEDERATION. 148
APPENDIX XI. RETURNS SUBMITTED BY THE HON. NORBERT KEENAN, K.C., ON BEHALF OF THE STATE ADVISORY COMMITTEE. 154

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