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H. B. Higgins

Henry Bournes Higgins (30 June 1851 – 13 January 1929), Australian politician and judge, always known in his lifetime as H. B. Higgins, was a highly influential figure in Australian politics and law. [1]

61 relations: Alfred Deakin, Attorney-General for Australia, Australian constitutional referendums, 1898–1900, Australian House of Representatives, Australian Labor Party, Billy Hughes, Canberra, Carlton Football Club, Chris Watson, Civil liberties, Classics, Commonwealth Court of Conciliation and Arbitration, Communist Party of Australia, Conscription, Constitution of Australia, Constitutional Convention (Australia), County Mayo, Crossmolina, Division of Higgins, Division of Northern Melbourne, Dublin, Edmund Barton, Edward McTiernan, Egypt, Electoral district of Geelong, Garfield Barwick, George Turner (Australian politician), Harvester case, Higgins, Australian Capital Territory, High Court of Australia, Hugh Victor McKay, Ina Higgins, Industrial Workers of the World, Ireland, Isaac Isaacs, James Drake, John Latham (judge), Josiah Symon, Lionel Murphy, List of Justices of the High Court of Australia, Living wage, Methodism, My Fair Lady, Nationalist Party of Australia, Nettie Palmer, Newtownards, Owen Dixon, Parliament of Australia, Parliament of Victoria, Protectionist Party, ..., Pygmalion (play), Queen's Counsel, Richard O'Connor (politician), Second Boer War, The Age, The Honourable, The Reverend, Trade union, University of Melbourne, Victorian Legislative Assembly, Wesley College (Dublin). Expand index (11 more) »

Alfred Deakin

Alfred Deakin (3 August 18567 October 1919), the Australian politician, was a leader of the movement for Australian federation and later the second Prime Minister of Australia.

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Attorney-General for Australia

The Attorney-General for AustraliaThe title is officially "Attorney-General".

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Australian constitutional referendums, 1898–1900

A series of referendums on the proposed constitution were held in the six states that were to become the Commonwealth of Australia between 2 June 1898 and 31 July 1900.

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Australian House of Representatives

The Australian House of Representatives is one of the two houses (chambers) of the Parliament of Australia.

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Australian Labor Party

The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.

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Billy Hughes

William Morris "Billy" Hughes, (25 September 186228 October 1952), Australian politician, was the seventh Prime Minister of Australia, from 1915 to 1923.

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Canberra

Canberra is the capital city of Australia.

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Carlton Football Club

The Carlton Football Club, nicknamed the Blues, is a professional Australian rules football club based in Melbourne.

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Chris Watson

John Christian Watson (born John Christian Tanck; 9 April 186718 November 1941), commonly known as Chris Watson, was a Australian politician who served as the third Prime Minister of Australia.

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Civil liberties

Civil liberties are personal guarantees and freedoms that the government cannot abridge, either by law or by judicial interpretation without due process.

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Classics

Classics (also Classical Studies) is the study of the languages, literature, laws, philosophy, history, art, archaeology and other material culture of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome; especially during Classical Antiquity (ca. BCE 600 – AD 600).

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Commonwealth Court of Conciliation and Arbitration

The Commonwealth Court of Conciliation and Arbitration is a defunct Australian court, which had jurisdiction to arbitrate interstate industrial disputes.

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Communist Party of Australia

The Communist Party of Australia (CPA) was founded in 1920 and dissolved in 1991.

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Conscription

Conscription, or drafting, is the compulsory enlistment of people in a national service, most often a military service.

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Constitution of Australia

The Constitution of Australia is the supreme law under which the government of the Commonwealth of Australia operates, including its relationship to the States of Australia.

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Constitutional Convention (Australia)

In Australian history, the term Constitutional Convention refers to four distinct gatherings.

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County Mayo

County Mayo (Contae Mhaigh Eo, meaning "Plain of the yew trees") is a county in Ireland.

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Crossmolina

Crossmolina or Crosmolina is a town in the Barony of Tyrawley in County Mayo, Ireland, as well as the name of the parish in which Crossmolina is situated.

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Division of Higgins

The Division of Higgins is an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria.

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Division of Northern Melbourne

The Division of Northern Melbourne was an Australian Electoral Division in the state of Victoria.

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Dublin

Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland.

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Edmund Barton

Sir Edmund Barton, (18 January 18497 January 1920) was an Australian politician and judge.

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Edward McTiernan

Sir Edward Aloysius McTiernan, KBE (16 February 1892 – 9 January 1990), was an Australian jurist, lawyer and politician.

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Egypt

Egypt (مِصر, مَصر), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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Electoral district of Geelong

The Electoral district of Geelong is an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly.

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Garfield Barwick

Sir Garfield Edward John Barwick, (22 June 190313 July 1997) was the Attorney-General of Australia (1958–64), Minister for External Affairs (1961–64) and the seventh and longest serving Chief Justice of Australia (1964–81).

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George Turner (Australian politician)

Sir George Turner, KCMG (8 August 1851 – 12 August 1916), Australian politician, was the 18th Premier of Victoria and the first Treasurer of Australia in the federal Barton Ministry.

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Harvester case

Ex parte H.V. McKay (1907) 2 CAR 1, well known as the Harvester case, is a landmark Australian labour law decision on a fair living wage for workers.

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Higgins, Australian Capital Territory

Higgins (postcode: 2615) is a suburb in the Belconnen district of Canberra, located in the Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

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High Court of Australia

The High Court of Australia is the supreme court in the Australian court hierarchy and the final court of appeal in Australia.

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Hugh Victor McKay

Hugh Victor McKay (H. V. McKay), (born 21 August 1865 and died 21 May 1926) was an Australian inventor of the Sunshine Harvester and industrialist.

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Ina Higgins

Frances Georgina Watts Higgins (September 1860 – 1948), usually known as "Ina", was a horticulturalist, landscape architect and feminist.

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Industrial Workers of the World

The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), members of which are commonly termed "Wobblies", is an international, radical labor union that was founded in 1905.

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel.

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Isaac Isaacs

Sir Isaac Alfred Isaacs (6 June 1855 – 11 February 1948) was an Australian judge and politician who served as the 3rd Chief Justice of Australia and the 9th, and first Australian-born, Governor-General.

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James Drake

James George Drake (26 April 1850 – 1 August 1941) was an Australian politician.

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John Latham (judge)

Sir John Greig Latham GCMG KC (26 August 1877 – 25 July 1964) was an Australian judge and politician who served as fifth Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia for seventeen years, from 1935 to 1952.

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Josiah Symon

Sir Josiah Henry Symon KCMG (27 September 184629 March 1934), Scottish-Australian lawyer and politician, was a member of the Australian Senate in the First Australian Parliament, and an Attorney-General of Australia.

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Lionel Murphy

Lionel Keith Murphy, QC (30 August 1922 in Kensington, New South Wales21 October 1986 in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory) was an Australian politician and jurist, who served as Attorney-General in the government of Gough Whitlam and as a Justice of the High Court of Australia from 1975 until his death.

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List of Justices of the High Court of Australia

The following table contains the details of the 47 men and five women who have ever been appointed as Justices of the High Court of Australia.

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Living wage

In public policy, a living wage is the minimum income necessary for a worker to meet their basic needs.

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Methodism

Methodism, or the Methodist movement, is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley.

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My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady is a musical based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.

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Nationalist Party of Australia

The Nationalist Party of Australia was an Australian political party.

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Nettie Palmer

Janet Gertrude "Nettie" Palmer (née Higgins) (18 August 1885 – 19 October 1964) was an Australian poet, essayist and Australia's leading literary critic of her day.

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Newtownards

Newtownards is a large town, townland and civil parish in County Down, Northern Ireland.

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Owen Dixon

Sir Owen Dixon, OM, GCMG, KC (28 April 1886 – 7 July 1972) was an Australian judge and diplomat who served as the sixth Chief Justice of Australia.

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Parliament of Australia

The Parliament of Australia, officially The Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia but commonly referred to as the Commonwealth Parliament or the Federal Parliament, is the legislative branch of the government of Australia.

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Parliament of Victoria

The Parliament of Victoria is the bicameral legislature of the Australian state of Victoria.

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Protectionist Party

The Protectionist Party was an Australian political party, formally organised from 1889 until 1909, with policies centred on protectionism.

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Pygmalion (play)

Pygmalion is a play by George Bernard Shaw, named after a Greek mythological character.

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Queen's Counsel

Queen's Counsel (postnominal QC), also known as King's Counsel (postnominal KC) if during the reign of a male sovereign, are particularly eminent jurists appointed by letters patent to be one of His Majesty's Counsel learned in the law (or "Her").

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Richard O'Connor (politician)

Richard Edward O'Connor (4 August 1851 – 18 November 1912) was an Australian politician and judge.

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Second Boer War

The Second Boer War (Tweede Boerenoorlog, Tweede Vryheidsoorlog, literally "Second Freedom War") otherwise known as the Second Anglo-Boer War, was fought from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902 between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the South African Republic (Transvaal Republic) and the Orange Free State.

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The Age

The Age is a daily newspaper which has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.

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The Honourable

The prefix The Honourable or The Honorable (abbreviated to The Hon., Hon. or formerly The Hon'ble - the latter term is still used in India) is a style that is used before the names of certain classes of persons.

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The Reverend

The Reverend is a style of address most often placed before the names of Christian clergy and ministers.

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Trade union

A trade union (British EnglishAustralian EnglishNew Zealand EnglishSouth African English / Caribbean English; also trades union), labour union (Canadian English) or labor union (American English) is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve common goals such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, achieving higher pay and benefits such as health care and retirement, increasing the number of employees an employer assigns to complete the work, and better working conditions.

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University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne (informally Melbourne University or simply Melbourne) is an Australian public research university located in Melbourne, Victoria.

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Victorian Legislative Assembly

The Victorian Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of Victoria in Australia; the upper house being the Victorian Legislative Council.

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Wesley College (Dublin)

This article is about Wesley College in Dublin, Ireland.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._B._Higgins

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