BY ANNA OLIJNYK
Something unusual happened in Sydney on 4 and 5 February this year. The Full Court of the Federal Court and the New South Wales Court of Appeal sat together, in the same courtroom, to hear two matters: … Read the rest “Joint sittings, common fund orders and comity”
BY NARELLE BEDFORD
The Commonwealth Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) commenced operations in 1976. Over time its jurisdiction has been expanded and it now reviews a vast array of federal government decisions made under more than 400 Acts. The AAT … Read the rest “AAT: Importance, Independence and Appointments”
BY SEAN BRENNAN
With the handing down of the High Court appeal decision in Northern Territory v Griffiths on 13 March, the Ngaliwurru and Nungali peoples came to the end of a long road. They began court action 20 years … Read the rest “Timber Creek and Australia’s Second Chance to Grasp the Opportunity of Mabo”
Welcome to the April edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup. A big thankyou to the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law’s social justice intern, Rosie Short, for compiling this roundup.
Remember, if you have an AUSPUBLAW … Read the rest “Public Law Events Roundup April 2019”
BY JAMES BARRETT
Notoriously, Aboriginal people have been forced to live by Australian law. Surprisingly, Australian law may force Aboriginal people out of Australia.
Such is the predicament of Mr Justin Hands, an adopted member of the Aboriginal community at … Read the rest “The Deportation of an Aboriginal Man Frustrated: Hands v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection”
Welcome to the March edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup. A big thankyou to the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law’s social justice intern, Rosie Short, for compiling this roundup.
Before we get to the events … Read the rest “Public Law Events Roundup March 2019”
BY PATRICK McCABE
2018 saw a potentially important development in Australian native title law that has been emerging since 2013 move towards maturity. That development is the recognition of commercial native title rights in native title determinations. It is a … Read the rest “Commercial native title rights in 2018: a belated new dawn”