‘Yet each man kills the thing he loves.’ The new Special Minister of State, Mal Brough, would appear at this point to have confirmed Oscar Wilde’s observation by his early musings on the need for reform of … Read the rest “Senate Electoral Reform”
BY ANDREW EDGAR
As has been widely reported in recent weeks, in the wake of the successful Federal Court challenge to the Commonwealth government’s approval of the Adani Coal mine, the Government is proposing the repeal of s 487 of … Read the rest “Proposed repeal of s 487 of the EPBC Act: the end of litigation by environmental groups?”
BY ANNA OLIJNYK
The controversy surrounding Royal Commissioner Dyson Heydon AC QC has exposed the rule against apprehended bias to public scrutiny. And the public was not wholly impressed by what it saw.
Public lawyers should care about this: the … Read the rest “Apprehended bias: a public critique of the fair-minded lay observer”