Dr Gabrielle Appleby is a Professor at UNSW Law. She researches and teaches in public law, with her areas of expertise including the role, powers and accountability of the Executive, the role of government lawyers, and the integrity of the judicial branch. She is the Director of The Judiciary Project at the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law and was the founding editor of Australia’s national public law blog, AUSPUBLAW. She is currently the constitutional consultant to the Clerk of the Commonwealth House of Representatives. In 2016-2017, she worked as a pro bono constitutional adviser to the Regional Dialogues and the First Nations Constitutional Convention that led to the Uluru Statement from the Heart. Her books include Australian Public Law (3rd ed, Oxford University Press, 2018), The Role of the Solicitor-General: Negotiating Law, Politics and the Public Interest (Hart Publishing, 2016); and The Tim Carmody Affair (NewSouth Publishing, 2016). Gabrielle has also spent time working for the Queensland Crown Solicitor and the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office.

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Posts by Gabrielle:

Tasmania’s Subordinate Legislation Committee fails to provide democratic accountability during the COVID-19 emergency

Another Stop on the Road to Meaningful Constitutional Recognition

The use (and abuse) of the Constitution in political debate

The Parliament, the Court of Disputed Returns, and the Solicitor-General

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