By GRAEME ORR
On the Thursday before Good Friday, the New South Wales Electoral Commission (‘NSWEC’), through its chairperson Keith Mason QC, issued an extraordinary statement condemning the NSW Liberal Party for failing to disclose the identity of major donors … Read the rest “Never too Late to Regulate: Political Finance and the Electoral Commission and Liberal Party of NSW”
BY GLENN PATMORE
Interest in an Australian republic has recently been re-sparked by the ascendancy of prominent republican Malcolm Turnbull to the prime ministership, and statements of Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten. Despite the leaders’ apparent commitment to the … Read the rest “Justifications for Initiating a Constitutional Amendment to Establish an Australian Republic: Assessing the Leaders’ Views”
Welcome to the March edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup for 2016.
Remember, if you have a conference or significant public lecture /seminar that you would like included in this roundup, please contact us at email@example.com.… Read the rest “Public Law Events Roundup March 2016”
BY MURRAY WESSON
This post is the second in a special series providing a more sustained look at the McCloy v New South Wales judgment, and its impact on the High Court’s approach to proportionality analysis.
In McCloy v New … Read the rest “McCloy, Proportionality and the Doctrine of Deference”
BY SHIPRA CHORDIA
This post is the first in a special series AUSPUBLAW is featuring this week providing a more sustained look at the McCloy v New South Wales judgment, and its impact on the High Court’s approach to proportionality … Read the rest “Proportionality and McCloy v New South Wales: close but not quite?”