BY STEPHEN MCDONALD
The Commonwealth Constitution embodies a separation of judicial power from executive and legislative power. While the boundaries between each species of power are not sharply defined, it has long been accepted that “convictions for offences … Read the rest
BY NATALIE BROWN
This is the second post AUSPUBLAW is publishing on the Palmer Act. The first post provides an overview of the legislation and its background.
On 13 August 2020, the Western Australian Parliament amended the Mineralogy State Agreement… Read the rest
BY JULES O’DONNELL
Earlier this year, the High Court unanimously ruled that the Australian Federal Police (AFP) had unlawfully searched journalist Annika Smethurst’s home in 2018. The Court held that the warrant for the search was invalid because it did … Read the rest
Welcome to the September edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup. The events in this roundup were compiled in late August. Due to the evolving nature of responses to COVID-19, some of the below events may have been … Read the rest