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H. B. Higgins

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Henry Bournes Higgins KC (30 June 1851 – 13 January 1929), known by his initials, was an Australian lawyer, politician, and judge. [1]

68 relations: Alfred Deakin, Attorney-General for Australia, Australian constitutional referendums, 1898–1900, Australian House of Representatives, Australian Labor Party, Australian labour movement, 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 Down, Crossmolina, Division of Higgins, Division of Northern Melbourne, Dromana, Victoria, Dublin, Edmund Barton, Edward McTiernan, Egypt, Electoral district of Geelong, Equity (law), Garfield Barwick, George Ernest Morrison, George Turner (Australian politician), Harvester case, Henry Northcote, 1st Baron Northcote, Higgins, Australian Capital Territory, High Court of Australia, Hugh Victor McKay, Ina Higgins, Industrial Workers of the World, Ireland, Irish Home Rule movement, Irish nationalism, Isaac Isaacs, James Drake, John Latham (judge), Josiah Symon, Lionel Murphy, List of Justices of the High Court of Australia, Living wage, Methodism, Nationalist Party (Australia), ..., Nettie Palmer, Newtownards, Northern Ireland, Owen Dixon, Parliament of Australia, Parliament of Victoria, Protectionist Party, Queen's Counsel, Richard O'Connor (politician), Second Boer War, The Age, The Honourable, The Reverend, Trade union, University of Melbourne, Victorian Bar, Victorian Legislative Assembly, Wesley College (Dublin). Expand index (18 more) »

Alfred Deakin

Alfred Deakin (3 August 18567 October 1919) was an Australian politician who served as the second Prime Minister of Australia, in office for three separate terms – 1903 to 1904, 1905 to 1908, and 1909 to 1910.

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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 of Australia were held between 2 June 1898 and 31 July 1900 in the six colonies that were to become the states of the Commonwealth of Australia.

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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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Australian labour movement

The Australian labour movement has its origins in the early 19th century and includes both trade unions and political activity.

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Billy Hughes

William Morris Hughes, (25 September 186228 October 1952) was an Australian politician who served as the seventh Prime Minister of Australia, in office 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, Victoria.

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Chris Watson

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

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Civil liberties

Civil liberties or personal freedoms 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 or classical studies is the study of classical antiquity.

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Commonwealth Court of Conciliation and Arbitration

The Commonwealth Court of Conciliation and Arbitration was an Australian court that existed from 1904 to 1956.

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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, sometimes called the draft, 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 Down

County Down is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland in the northeast of the island of 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 for the Australian House of Representatives.

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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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Dromana, Victoria

Dromana is a suburb south of Melbourne, the capital city of Victoria, Australia, and is located on the Mornington Peninsula.

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Dublin

Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.

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Edmund Barton

Sir Edmund "Toby" Barton, (18 January 18497 January 1920) was an Australian politician and judge who served as the first Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1901 to 1903.

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Edward McTiernan

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

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Egypt

Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by 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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Equity (law)

In jurisdictions following the English common law system, equity is the body of law which was developed in the English Court of Chancery and which is now administered concurrently with the common law.

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Garfield Barwick

Sir Garfield Edward John Barwick, (22 June 190313 July 1997) was an Australian judge who was the seventh and longest serving Chief Justice of Australia, in office from 1964 to 1981.

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George Ernest Morrison

George Ernest "G.

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George Turner (Australian politician)

Sir George Turner, KCMG PC (8 August 1851 – 13 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,Ex parte H.V. McKay.

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Henry Northcote, 1st Baron Northcote

Henry Stafford Northcote, 1st Baron Northcote (18 November 1846 – 29 September 1911) was a British Conservative politician who served as the third Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1904 to 1908.

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Higgins, Australian Capital Territory

Higgins 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 (21 August 1865 – 21 May 1926) was an Australian industrialist who is known for inventing the Sunshine Harvester, the first commercially viable combine harvester.

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Ina Higgins

Frances Georgina Watts Higgins (September 1860 – 1948), usually known as "Ina", was an Australian 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 labor union that was founded in 1905 in Chicago, Illinois in the United States of America.

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.

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Irish Home Rule movement

The Irish Home Rule movement was a movement that campaigned for self-government for Ireland within the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Irish nationalism

Irish nationalism is an ideology which asserts that the Irish people are a nation.

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Isaac Isaacs

Sir Isaac Alfred Isaacs (6 August 1855 – 11 February 1948) was an Australian lawyer, politician, and judge who served as the ninth Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1931 to 1936.

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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 QC (26 August 1877 – 25 July 1964) was an Australian lawyer, politician, and judge who served as the fifth Chief Justice of Australia, in office 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 – 21 October 1986) was an Australian politician and judge.

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List of Justices of the High Court of Australia

The following table contains the details of the 48 men and five women who have ever been appointed as Justices of the High Court of Australia.

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Living wage

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, an Anglican minister in England.

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Nationalist Party (Australia)

The Nationalist Party 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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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Newtownards

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

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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Owen Dixon

Sir Owen Dixon (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 Federal Parliament; also known as the Commonwealth Parliament or just 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 1887 until 1909, with policies centred on protectionism.

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Queen's Counsel

A Queen's Counsel (postnominal QC), or King's Counsel (postnominal KC) during the reign of a king, is an eminent lawyer (usually a barrister or advocate) who is appointed by the Monarch to be one of "Her Majesty's Counsel learned in the law." The term is also recognised as an honorific.

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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 (11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902) was fought between the British Empire and two Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South Africa.

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The Age

The Age is a daily newspaper that 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 South Asia) is a style that is used before the names of certain classes of people.

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The Reverend

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

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Trade union

A trade union or trades union, also called a labour union (Canada) or labor union (US), is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals; such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers.

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University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is a public research university located in Melbourne, Australia.

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Victorian Bar

The Victorian Bar is the bar association for the Australian State of 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)

Wesley College is an independent co-educational secondary school for day and boarding students in Ballinteer, Dublin, Ireland. Wesley College is under the control of a Board of Governors, appointed each year by the Methodist Church in Ireland. Wesley College was founded on 1 October 1845 and counts two Nobel laureates among its alumni. Strong emphasis is put on religious education for all denominations and both extra-curricular activities and sport play an important part in this school. The College offers pupils an opportunity to explore the humanities, sciences, technology, business studies, English literature, music and the arts. Wesley College offers a range of extracurricular and sporting activities in the belief that these assist a sound general education and contribute to the whole person.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

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

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