BY SANGEETHA PILLAI
It’s coming up to the 30th birthday of Australia’s policy of mandatory immigration detention for non-citizens who do not hold a visa. Throughout its lifetime, the policy has remained a controversial cornerstone of Australia’s migration law … Read the rest
This is the fourth 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 JEFF GORDON
Is it consistent with the rule of law that a grave overstep of government power is merely paid for when it can be easily reversed? In Smethurst v Commissioner of Police  HCA 14, the High Court … Read the rest