Public Law Events Roundup September 2019

Welcome to the September edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup.

Remember, if you have an AUSPUBLAW opportunity, conference or significant public lecture that you would like included in this roundup, please contact us at auspublaw@unsw.edu.au. The … Read the rest

“A powerful chill”? Comcare v Banerji [2019] HCA 23 and the political expression of public servants

BY KIERAN PENDER

This month, the High Court of Australia confronted for the first time an issue that has vexed courts around the world for decades. How can the compelling need for an impartial bureaucracy be reconciled with the fact … Read the rest

Book Forum on Dylan Lino’s Constitutional Recognition: First Peoples and the Australian Settler State

AUSPUBLAW is pleased to present another of our occasional series of book forums. In this book forum, Dani Larkin and the Hon Robert French AC reflect on Dylan Lino’s Constitutional Recognition: First Peoples and the Australian Settler State. Dylan Read the rest

Book Forum: Dani Larkin

Dani Larkin provides the first post in our book forum on Dylan Lino’s Constitutional Recognition: First Peoples and the Australian Settler State. To see all posts, please click here. Click through for a post by the Hon Robert Read the rest

Book Forum: The Hon Robert French AC

The Hon Robert French AC provides the second post in our book forum on Dylan Lino’s Constitutional Recognition: First Peoples and the Australian Settler State.? To see all posts please click here. Click through for a post Read the rest

Book Forum: Dylan Lino

Dylan Lino replies to reflections from Dani Larkin and the Hon Robert French AC on his book Constitutional Recognition: First Peoples and the Australian Settler State. To see all posts please click here.

BY DYLAN LINO

Putting a … Read the rest

Public Law Events Roundup August 2019

Welcome to the August edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup.

Before we get to the events roundup, we would like to draw your attention to the following opportunities:

Call for Papers: The Fourth Biennial Public Law Conference,

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Picking up where Rizeq left off: Masson v Parsons [2019] HCA 21, s 79 of the Judiciary Act and the “otherwise provides” test

BY CELIA WINNETT

In Rizeq v Western Australia (‘Rizeq’), the High Court seized the opportunity to resolve some of the doubts that had “regrettably” (at [39]) arisen concerning the operation of s 79 of the Judiciary Act 1903 (Cth)Read the rest

Climate change and human rights to collide before the United Nations Human Rights Committee

BY EBONY BACK AND REBECCA LUCAS

Introduction

There has been a spate of legal actions (both domestic and international) around the world in the past few years attempting to hold governments accountable for their inaction on climate change and the … Read the rest

Public Law Events Roundup July 2019

Welcome to the July edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup.

Before we get to the events roundup, we would like to draw your attention to the following two opportunities:

Call for Applications: 2019 Kathleen Fitzpatrick Visiting

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