BY MICHAEL DOUGLAS
‘The first duty of any Court, in approaching a cause before it, is to consider its jurisdiction’.
So said Isaacs ACJ in Hazeldell Ltd v Commonwealth (1924) 34 CLR 442, 446. With reference to that orthodoxy, … Read the rest
BY WILLIAM ISDALE AND SAMUEL WALPOLE
On 7 October the High Court delivered its judgment in Northern Land Council v Quall  HCA 33 (NLC v Quall). On its face, the decision is about whether or not certain … Read the rest
Welcome to the November edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup. The events in this roundup were compiled in late October.
Before we get to the events roundup, we would like to draw your attention to the following … Read the rest