This will be the final issue of Online Currents, and includes the following content: “‘Law via the Internet’ 2015 conference” – Glenda Browne; “The Silicon Valley Consensus and what it means for information professionals” – Matt Moore and Kelly Tall; “Learning to read and compose music: Online resources” – Jon Jermey; “Social media and the library: A refresher” – Jane Douglas; Company News; Around the Blogs; Bookshelf and Journals; Databases and Aggregators; Web Watch; and Conferences, Meetings and Seminars.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “Developing the ultimate cadastre: Using indefeasibility to guarantee geodetic defined land boundaries” – Lynden Griggs; “Towards women’s equal right to property: Recent judicial developments in India” – Archana Mishra; “Succession and inheritance law in Nigeria: Resolving the discriminatory proprietary rights of widows and children” – T Kehinde Adekunle; New Zealand: “Developments in easements – or easements in development?” – Thomas Gibbons; Singapore: “Recent developments: Leases, interests of specific legatees, indefeasibility and collective sales” – Kelvin Low; South Australia: “Is native title a defence to a mortgagee’s right to possession?” – Paul Babie; Western Australia: “Legislation and case law developments: Strata title; residential parks; rent review provisions and uncertainty” – Eileen Webb.
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “The corporate transformation of the courts: Towards a judicial board of executive directors” – Tin Bunjevac; “Family reports and family violence in Australian family law proceedings: What do we know?” – Dr Rachael Field, Dr Samantha Jeffries, Zoe Rathus AM and Angela Lynch; “Barriers to unbundled legal services in Australia: Canvassing reforms to better manage self-represented litigants in courts and in practice” – Margaret Castles; “Why do some civil cases end up in a full hearing? Formulating litigation and process referral indicia through text analysis” – Naomi Burstyner, Tania Sourdin, Chinthaka Liyange and Bahadorreza Ofoghi; and “Keeping the peace? Justices of the Peace as judicial decision-makers in regional Western Australia” – Claire Stimpson.
This pre-election Winter issue of the Workplace Review (Volume 7 Part 2) covers the following content: “The CFMEU’s case against the ABCC” – Rita Mallia; “Interns or employees?” – Steven Moore QC; “The future of Australian industrial relations” – Neil Napper; “Green Acres (with apologies to Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor) – domestic service regulation in Australia” – Jeffrey Phillips SC; “What is the future of employee representation?” – Marea Wilson; and “NSW Police Force – Workforce Improvement Program” – Assistant Commissioner Carlene York APM and Kristie Out; as well as the following sections: Focus on South Australia: “Workplace relations developments” – Rick Manuel; Focus on Western Australia: “Employees pick up the bar tab for that final stint of rest and recreation” – Duncan Fletcher and James Parkinson; Interview: “‘A full and happy life’: Brendan O’Connor’s goal for Australia’s workers” – by Craig Ryan; and “Commissioner Roberts retires” – Jeffrey Phillips SC; Work Health and Safety: “It’s not me, it’s you … and other myths about labour hire legal liability in health and safety” – Elana O’Reilly; The Last Word; and Diary.
The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice includes the following articles: “From Susskind to Briggs: Online court approaches” – David Harvey; “Validity of asymmetric jurisdiction agreements in England, Australia and New Zealand” – David Birch; and “Mediator standards of conduct: A commentary to the revised National Mediator Accreditation System Practice Standards” – Bobette Wolski. Also in this Part are the editorial Comments and the following sections: Case notes: Aircraft Support Industries Pty Ltd v William Hare UAE LLC (2015) 298 FLR 183;  NSWCA 229 – by James Argent; and Firebird Global Master Fund II Ltd v Republic of Nauru (2015) 90 ALJR 228;  HCA 43 – by Domenic Cucinotta and James Argent.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Sunlight as the disinfectant for phoenix activity” – Helen Anderson; “Embracing Myanmar’s future: Reforming the 100-year-old Companies Act” – Dr Kath Hall, Dr Daw Than Nwe and Dr Khin Khin Oo; and “The controversy continues: The case for regulatory reform on members’ resolutions in Australia” – Ben Jacobsen and Howard Pender. This issue also includes the following sections: Company Law – Professor Robert Baxt AO: “The possible role of shadow directors in the collapse of Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd”; Takeovers and Public Securities – James Philips and Costas Condoleon: “Adjusting bid price for the value of franking credits in hostile bids”; Corporate Insolvency – Helen Anderson: “Labor’s policy to deal with phoenix activity affecting employees”; and Securities Industry and Managed Investments – Pamela Hanrahan: “Revisiting responsible entity directors’ liability to scheme members”.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following content: Comments: “Reforming parliamentary privilege in New Zealand” – Debra Angus; “Senate voting rules and the Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Act 2016 (Cth)” – John Pyke; “Crafting a concept of deference for the implied freedom of political communication” – Murray Wesson; a Speech from the 2015 Sir Anthony Mason Lecture: “The use of proportionality in Australian constitutional law” – Hon Sir Anthony Mason AC KBE GBM; and the following Articles: “The Recognise campaign and constitutional relationships between Indigenous peoples and the state” – J L Birrell; “Prorogation: Can it ever be regarded as a reserve power?” – Professor Anne Twomey; Book review: “Public Law in the Age of Statutes: Essays in Honour of Dennis Pearce” – reviewed by the Hon Kenneth Hayne AC QC; and Developments.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Are gas processing facilities ‘safe’ from third party access?” – Leanne McClurg; “Unilateral conduct and the role of the purpose test in section 46 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)” – Dr Shirley Quo; and “Everyone beware: A comparative study of consumer protection in Chinese and Australian mobile commerce” – Mary Ip; and the following sections: Authorisations and notifications; Consumer protection; Case Note; Consumer Concerns; Economic(s) Matters; Report from Russia; and Odds and Ends.
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes the following content: “Three dimensions of patent infringement: Liability for creation and distribution of CAD files” – John Liddicoat, Jane Nielsen and Dianne Nicol; “The secondary sale, copyright conundrum: Why we need a secondary market for digital content” – Jessica Stevens; and “IP in transition: Desperately seeking the big picture” – Jeremy Phillips (based on the author’s presentation delivered at the Sixth Francis Gurry Public Lecture on Intellectual Property, Melbourne Law School on 12 November 2014).
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Proving that an organisation is a ‘criminal’ organisation: R v Cluse, experiential occupational evidence and the rule against hearsay” – The Hon Justice Martin Hinton; “‘Pin the tail on the donkey’: The role of ‘role’ in sentencing for large commercial drug offences in New South Wales” – Isaac Morrison; and “Post-sentence continued detention of high-risk terrorist offenders in Australia” – Charisse Smith and Mark Nolan. Also in this Part is an Editorial on the determination regarding legal aid assistance in R v Bayley  VSC 313 (Jill Meagher case); Book Review: “The Safest Shield: Lectures, Speeches and Essays – by Lord Igor Judge – reviewed by The Hon Justice Gilles Renaud; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.