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The Australian Law Journal is pleased to welcome Professor Stuart Kaye as the new Section Editor of the International Focus column, taking over from Professor Ryszard Piotrowicz who will be working on his last column in the December issue. Stuart Kaye is Director and Senior Professor of Law at the University of Wollongong within the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security. He was formerly a Dean and Winthrop Professor of Law at the University of Western Australia, and held a Chair in Law at the University of Melbourne from 2006 to 2010. He completed his degrees in arts and law from the University of Sydney, and completed his doctorate in law at Dalhousie University. He is admitted as a barrister of the Supreme Courts of New South Wales, Tasmania, and Queensland.
The University of Queensland Law School, in partnership with The Australian Law Journal (ALJ), will host the conference on Religious Freedom following the report of the Religious Freedom Review, led by former Attorney-General Philip Ruddock. The event will take place at The University of Queensland, St Lucia on Saturday, 6 April 2019 from 9am to 5pm. Some papers that will be presented at the conference will be published in a special edition of the ALJ.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following articles: “Back to the Past – Future Challenges for Better, Safer, Building Design and Construction” – Jeanette Barbaro and Dr Giorgio Marfella; and “Insuring Risk in Construction Projects” – Laina Chan. Also in this Part is an Editorial; and Reports on the following cases: JKC Australia LNG Pty Ltd v Inpex Operations Australia Pty Ltd; Ku-ring-gai Council v Chan; and Cockram Construction Ltd v Fulton Hogan Construction Pty Ltd.
This Part includes the following articles: “Judicial Review is Dead – Long Live Judicial Review!” – Justice Rachel Pepper; “Cyber-insecurity: Data Breaches, Remedies and the Enforcement of the Right to Privacy” – Rose Dlougatch; and “What Probuild Says about Statutory Interpretation” – Steven Gardiner. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial; Current Issues; Casenote: Minister for Immigration & Border Protection v Egan  FCAFC 169; and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “A Royal Prerogative to Black Swans?” – Kent Blore; “Extradition Treaties: The Vagaries of their Status under Australian Law” – Shannon Cuthbertson; and “Social Entrepreneurs: An Evaluation of the Pty Ltd Company from a Corporation’s Law and Taxation Law Perspective” – Dr Marina Nehme and Professor Fiona Martin.This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Equity and Trusts; International Focus; Recent Cases; and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “‘Truth in Takeovers’ for Substantial Holders” – Emma Armson; “An Empirical Analysis of Intangible Asset Reporting Practices by Large Australian Listed Entities” – Professor Tony Ciro and Dr Bulend Terzioglu; and “An Analysis of the Enforcement of the Statutory Duty of Care by ASIC” – Ian M Ramsay and Benjamin B Saunders. This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial; Corporate Insolvency – Helen Anderson: “High Tide for Deeds of Company Arrangement? A Critical Review and Comment on Mighty River International Ltd v Hughes (2018) 92 ALJR 822;  HCA 38” – Christopher Chiam; and Corporate Finance – Matthew Broderick: “Set-Off and the PPSA Revisited” – Anthony Duggan.
This Part of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “A Study of the National Energy Guarantee and Federal Governance Frameworks within the Power Generation Industry” – Simon Magnus Anderson; “Arborist Reporting Standards: Legal Liability for the Consulting Arborist” – Alex Austin; “General Duties as Regulatory Tools in Environmental Protection: Principles, Practice, Problems” – Arie Freiberg; “Victorian Ecologically Sustainable Forest Management: Part IV – A Case Study of Current Regulation of Victorian State Forest Harvesting” – Dr Rhett Martin; and “Non-strenuous Effort? – The European Union’s Effort Sharing and LULUCF Regulations for the Period 2021–2030” – Joshua Prentice. This Part also includes the following sections: Editorial: “Paris Agreement Goals Slipping Away and with Them Australia’s Chance to Save the Great Barrier Reef” – Dr Chris McGrath; and Case Note: “Urgenda Appeal Is Groundbreaking for Ambitious Climate Litigation Globally” – Dr Chris McGrath.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “A Life without Hope – The Victorian Charter and Parole” – Matthew Groves; and “Just Attribution of Criminal Liability: Consideration of Extended Joint Criminal Enterprise Post-Miller” – Jenny Richards and Luke McNamara. Also in this Part is an Editorial on permanent stays of criminal cases and public confidence in the courts; Case and Comment: “DS v The Queen: Tendency and Doli Incapax” – Sam Hartridge; Sentencing Review 2017-2018 – Lorana Bartels; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.