Tag: right to vote

Judgment, Day

picture-426BY RYAN GOSS

In its recent decision in Day v Australian Electoral Officer [2016] HCA 20, the High Court unanimously upheld the validity of certain amendments to the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (Cth)(the Act) made by the Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Read the rest

The Allegiance to Australia Bill and the Constitution: Legislative Power and Membership of the Constitutional Community

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BY SANGEETHA PILLAI

This post is the second in a special series providing expert analysis of the several dimensions of the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015. The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security is currently Read the rest

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