BY BYRON KAREMBA
It is often claimed that the constitutional history of the United Kingdom is the history of the tension between the Crown and Parliament. This historical narrative emphasises the ascendency of the latter institution over the former. It … Read the rest
BY CONOR GEARTY
It is not a misguided nostalgia for colonial control to say that developments in UK human rights law have long had an influence on Commonwealth jurisdictions, especially in those where there are continued close alignments with the … Read the rest
BY MATTHEW BUTT
Centrelink’s new online system to streamline the identification and recovery of overpayments detected through data-matching became fully operational in July last year. It automatically sends a letter to current or former social security recipients in cases where … Read the rest
BY CATHERINE BOND
On Australia Day 2017, as part of an Invasion Day protest held in Sydney, a 20-year-old man set fire to an Australian national flag. While the march had been proceeding peacefully, that action ignited violence as … Read the rest
Welcome to the March edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup.
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BY JESSIE BLACKBOURN
At the end of February 2017, David Anderson QC will step down from the position of Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation in the UK after six years in the job. It is not yet known who will … Read the rest
BY HEATHER ROBERTS
Monday, 30 January 2017 was an historic day. At 10:15am Susan Kiefel was sworn-in as Chief Justice of the High Court, the first woman to hold the office since the Court’s creation in 1903.
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BY TONY BLACKSHIELD
At the federal election on 2 July, Rod Culleton was among the more attractive candidates for Pauline Hanson’s One Nation – cheerfully free from any sign of cultural and ethnic prejudice, and given to enjoyably flamboyant flourishes … Read the rest
Welcome to the February edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup. This is the first Events Roundup for 2017.
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BY SARAH MOULDS
The Criminal Code Amendment (High Risk Terrorist Offenders) Bill 2016 (Cth) (the Bill) provides for the continued detention of terrorist offenders in prison, after their sentences have been served, where the offender poses an unacceptable risk to … Read the rest