Commonwealth of Australia Constitution and the GST.
Section 51. The Parliament shall, subject to this Constitution, have power to
make laws for the peace, order, and good government of the Commonwealth
with respect to the 39 Subsections of Section 51.
The GST was put to the People, as part of an election but, there are no
questions, on the Ballot Paper and all the Elector does is, write a number for
the preferred candidate.

When questioned by journalists, at the time of the election, the Treasurer and
Prime Minister, did not know, how the GST would work, indicates the GST
was not discussed, by Members of Parliament, before the election.

After the election, the GST was then discussed, by Members of Parliament.
The legislation was then, passed to become law, followed by many
amendments, but did not ask the people, for their consent by Referendum,
subject to Chapter 8 Section 128, indicates the GST is illegal.

Taxation a part of the Constitution, Section 55, 56 and Section 51 Subsection 2
was not proposed in Parliament, subject to Senate Brief No 8, Bills;
A proposal for a law or legislation, that is introduced into Parliament, is called
a bill. Bills are considered consecutively, by the House of Representatives
and the Senate.
The two Houses, must agree to a bill in identical terms, before
it can be transmitted, to the Governor-General for assent,
which marks its passage into law.
The Governor-General, should have issued the writ, to hold the Referendum,
on same day as the Election subject to;
Chapter 8. Section 128
This Constitution, shall not be altered, except in the following manner:--
The proposed law, for the alteration thereof must be passed, by an absolute
majority of each House of the Parliament and not less, than two nor more
than six months, after its passage through both Houses, the proposed law
shall be submitted, in each State and Territory, to the electors qualified to
vote, for the election of members of the House of Representatives;
A Double Majority Referendum is;
And if in a majority of the States, a majority of the electors voting,
approve the proposed law and
if a majority of all the electors voting, also approve the proposed law,
it shall be presented to the Governor-General, for the Queen's assent.
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Section 53 to 56.
53. Proposed laws appropriating revenue or moneys or imposing taxation,
shall not originate in the Senate.
But a proposed law shall not be taken to appropriate revenue or moneys or to
impose taxation, by reason only of its containing provisions for the imposition
or appropriation of fines or other pecuniary penalties or for the demand or
payment or appropriation of fees for licences or fees for services under the
proposed law.

Pecuniary penalties means;
Relating to money or consisting of money.

The Senate may not amend proposed laws imposing taxation or proposed
laws appropriating revenue or moneys for the ordinary annual services of
the Government.

The Senate may not amend any proposed law so as to increase any proposed
charge or burden on the people.

The Senate may at any stage return to the House of Representatives any
proposed law which the Senate may not amend, requesting, by message,
the omission or amendment of any items or provisions therein.
And the House of Representatives may, if it thinks fit, make any of such
omissions or amendments, with or without modifications.

Except as provided in this section, the Senate shall have equal power with the
House of Representatives in respect of all proposed laws.

54. The proposed law which appropriates revenue or moneys for the ordinary
annual services of the Government shall deal only with such appropriation.

55. Laws imposing taxation, shall deal only with the imposition of taxation and
any provision therein dealing with any other matter shall be of no effect.

Laws imposing taxation, except laws imposing duties of customs or of excise,
shall deal with one subject of taxation only; but laws imposing duties of
customs shall deal with duties of customs only, and laws imposing duties of
excise shall deal with duties of excise only.

56. A vote, resolution, or proposed law for the appropriation of revenue or
moneys shall not be passed unless the purpose of the appropriation has in
the same session been recommended by message of the Governor-General
to the House in which the proposal originated.