Welcome to the August edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup.
Before we get to the events roundup, we would like to draw your attention to the following opportunities:
Call for Papers: The Fourth Biennial Public Law Conference,
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BY CELIA WINNETT
In Rizeq v Western Australia (‘Rizeq’), the High Court seized the opportunity to resolve some of the doubts that had “regrettably” (at ) arisen concerning the operation of s 79 of the Judiciary Act 1903 (Cth)… Read the rest
BY EBONY BACK AND REBECCA LUCAS
There has been a spate of legal actions (both domestic and international) around the world in the past few years attempting to hold governments accountable for their inaction on climate change and the … Read the rest
Welcome to the July edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup.
Before we get to the events roundup, we would like to draw your attention to the following two opportunities:
Call for Applications: 2019 Kathleen Fitzpatrick Visiting
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BY ZACH RICHARDS
Justice and Related Legislation (Marriage and Gender Amendments) Act 2019 (Tas)
On 10 April 2019 Tasmania passed legislation that will make life significantly easier for vulnerable transgender (hereafter ‘trans’) people. The Justice and Related Legislation (Marriage and … Read the rest
BY NICK SEDDON
The fettering rule
When government enters into a contract, there is always a potential tension. To what extent does the contract bind the government in a way that may thwart the government’s task of governing? The answer … Read the rest
Welcome to the June edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup.
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BY MATT FLORO AND JASPER BROWN
Briefing notes play a significant role in the formation of a statutory decision-maker’s opinion. If it can be inferred that a statutory decision-maker read and considered a briefing note together with the attachments to … Read the rest
BY TIMOTHY GOODWIN AND JULIAN R MURPHY
Last week, history was made in the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly. The Independent Member for Nhulunbuy, Yingiya Mark Guyula, debated in Djambarrpuyngu, an Indigenous language of North East Arnhem Land. A significant … Read the rest
BY ALEX DEAGON
This is the first of three posts AUSPUBLAW is featuring on the High Court’s decision in Clubb v Edwards. Arisha Arif and Emily Azar’s accompanying post is here and Josh Gibson’s accompanying post is here.… Read the rest