Selected Papers from the 2005 Conference of the Australian Linguistic Society

Edited by Keith Allan

The ALS2005 Conference took place September 28-30, 2005 and was hosted by the Linguistics Program, Monash University. The Conference organizers were Professor Kate Burridge and Ms Colleen Pickett. Keith Allan hereby acknowledges help from Kate Burridge, for instance handling the reviewing of his own paper.

Excluding the plenary, the papers published herewith were all peer reviewed as full papers and meet DEST specifications. A majority of papers were reviewed by academics at universities overseas (see list of reviewers below).

Papers from these proceedings should be referenced as:

Author(s)-of-paper. 2006. Title-of-paper. In Keith Allan (ed), Selected papers from the 2005 Conference of the Australian Linguistic Society.

Note that there is no overall page numbering system for the proceedings as a whole: page numbering begins at 1 in each paper. Copyright resides with the author(s) of the paper.

These proceedings were published in this final form on 1 September 2006.

ISBN-13: 978-0-9802815-0-7
ISBN-10: 0-9802815-0-4


  • Lake Corangamite
    Bruce Pascoe, Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages

Other papers


The editor would like to acknowledge the work of the following people who agreed to act as referees:

Alexandra Aikhenvald
Allan Ramsay
Anna Kibort
Anna Margetts
Anna Siewierska
Anna Szabolcsi
Anthony Backhouse
Ash Asudeh
Barbara Horvath
Barry Blake
Bernard Comrie
Bill Palmer
Birgit Hellwig
Catherine Travis
Cliff Goddard
Cynthia Allen
David Oshima
Deborah Schiffrin
Diana Eades
Ellen Prince
Foong Ha Yap
Frantisek Lichtenberk
Geoffrey Sampson
Geoffrey Leech
Harold Koch
Heather Bowe
Helen Marriott
Ignacio Roca
James Miller
Jane Sunderland
Janet Fletcher
Janet Holmes
John Charles Smith
Jonathan Charteris-Black
Julie Bradshaw
Junko Mori
Kate Burridge
Keith Allan
Laurie Bauer
Lesley Stirling
Lila Gleitman
Lyle Campbell
Manfred Krug
Margaret Florey
Maria Cristina Cuervo
Marianne Mithun
Mark Harvey
Mark Johnson
Mary Ruth Wise
Matthew Dryer
Miltiadis Kokkonidis
Monica Ward
Nicholas Evans
Nikolaus Himmelmann
Olga Zayts
Paul Newman
Pedro Chamizo Domínguez
Peter Collins
Peter Peterson
Pieter Muysken
Rachel Giora
D. Robert Ladd
Sandra Kipp
Sarah Liszka
Simon Musgrave
Stephanie Pourcel
Stephen Levinson
Stephen Morey
Stephen Muecke
Tim Clausner
Virve-Anneli Vihman
William Foley

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