This is the fifth in a special series of posts on the 50th anniversary of the Kerr Report, examining whether Australian administrative law is still fit for purpose. To see other posts in this series, click here.
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BY NARELLE BEDFORD
The Adani mine has become synonymous with the ‘lawfare’ debate and issues relating to the suitability of review of mining decisions by courts. The first of the judicial review actions relating to Adani resulted in a consent … Read the rest
BY MARIA O’SULLIVAN
Case law dealing with migration has been highly influential in the development of administrative law in Australia, particularly in relation to procedural fairness. The High Court has developed a robust set of procedural fairness principles in the … Read the rest
BY TERRY CARNEY
Robo-debts lack any legal foundation
Nearly two years after social security’s popularly-called ‘robo-debts’ began to be raised without any adequate proofs, Australia’s much vaunted justice machinery has failed to expose the emperor’s lack of (legal) clothes.
The … Read the rest