Tag: accountability

Buried at Sea: The Loss of our Freedom to Access Governmental Information

This is the ninth 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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Accountability, discretion and the rule of law: Issues in pandemic policing

This is one of a special series of posts exploring the public law implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information on the Gilbert + Tobin Centre’s work in the area of public law and public health, see here.Read the rest

Administrative law and Centrelink’s “robodebt” system


Centrelink’s new online system to streamline … Read the rest

Craig Thomson and the Limits of Parliamentary Accountability for Misconduct

Screen Shot 2015-08-06 at 11.08.33 amBY ALYSIA BLACKHAM AND GEORGE WILLIAMS

In March 2016, in what might have been the final stage of the ongoing Craig Thomson saga, the federal Parliament reprimanded Thomson after finding him in contempt for deliberately misleading Parliament. At a time … Read the rest


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