The latest Part of the Family Law Review includes the following material: “Children’s rights to culture in Australia: How FDR mediation can support these rights” – Mieke Brandon and Beth Dababneh; “Restraining legal practitioners” – Michael Kearney SC; “Superannuation splitting and family law” – Anne-Marie Rice and Joseph Box; Professional Insights: “Ethical obligations and duties in family law” – Chris Gunson SC; Child Support: “The doctrine of set off and child support” – Simon Bacon; Property and Financial Arrangements: “Comparable cases and the section 79 discretion” – Paul Glass and Anna Parker; Practice and Procedure: “Forensic restraint by family lawyers – not an optional extra” – Bridget Cullen; In the High Court: “Spousal maintenance and ‘financial resources’: Hall v Hall” – Olivia Rundle; and Recent Cases: Grier v Malphas; Bondelmonte v Bondelmonte; and Faukland v Shikia.
This Part of the Northern Territory Law Journal includes the following article based on a paper originally presented at the Criminal Lawyers Association of the Northern Territory (CLANT) Conference in 2015: “Ethics and etiquette” – Justice Graham Hiley RFD and Kate Bulling; the articles “The right to silence” –
David Morters; “Driving whilst disqualified – A case for change” – Julian R Murphy and Hugo Moodie; as well as a ceremonial sitting to welcome the Hon Chief Justice Michael Grant as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory; and a Generalia section on legal posts, appointments and movements.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Another way forward? The scope for an appellate court to reinterpret the statutory business judgment rule” – Wesley Bainbridge and Tim Connor; “Duty to act in the best interests of the public entity: Control and the importance of values” – Marco Bini; “Sports governance reform: Analysis of FIFA’s review process and the response to the threat of corruption and reforms” – Thomas Bragg. This issue also includes the following sections: Corporate Governance, Corporate Responsibility and Law – Jean Jacques du Plessis: “Governance in financially troubled companies: Australian law reform proposals” – Anil Hargovan.
This Part of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “Canary in the coal mine: Why the approval conditions for the Carmichael Mine reveal the need to amend the EPBC Act to incorporate adaptive management principles” – Christian Slattery; “Reforms required to the Australian tax system to improve biodiversity conservation on private land” – Fiona Smith, Kate Smillie, James Fitzsimons, Bruce Lindsay, Gary Wells, Victoria Marles, Jane Hutchinson, Ben O’Hara, Tom Perrigo and Ian Atkinson; “Threatened species, endangered justice: How additional maximum penalties for harming threatened species have failed in practice” – Andrew Burke; “The duty to report pollution incidents and regulator image in New South Wales pollution law” – Sarah Wright; “Restorative justice intervention in an environmental and planning law context: Applicability to civil enforcement proceedings” – Mark Hamilton; “Tuna ranching and Australia’s obligations for the conservation and sustainable use of Southern Bluefin Tuna” – Katharine Huxley.
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following content: “Farewell Speech” – Judge Sarah Bradley; and the following sections: Commercial law; Conveyancing and Property law; Criminal law; and Book reviews. There are also Reports on the the following cases: Schmidt-Weichert v White  QDC 14; Richardson v Queensland  QDC 30.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Australia’s Protected Cartel Information Scheme: Has the Right Balance Been Struck?” – Holly Yang Cao; and “The ACCC, the Internet and Extraterritorial Injunctions” – Adrian Coorey; and the following sections: Access to Services; Administration and National Competition Policy; Case Note; What If…; Consumer Concerns; Report from Asia; Report from North America; and Worth Repeating.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following content: Comments: “The Strathclyde Review on Secondary Legislation and the Primacy of the House of Commons: Possible Lessons for Australia” – Stephen Argument; “Plaintiff S99/2016 and the Expansion of the Principle of Legality” – Bruce Chen; and the following Articles: “The Making of New Zealand’s Foreign Fighter Legislation: Timely Response or Undue Haste?” – John Ip; “Regency in the Realms” – Anne Twomey; “Reconciling Hong Kong’s Final Authority on Judicial Review with the Central Authorities in China: A Perspective from ‘One Country, Two Systems'” – Shucheng Wang; Book Reviews: “Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court” – Rosalind Dixon; “Soft Law and Public Authorities: Remedies and Reform” – Alan Robertson; and Developments.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains “Current Issues” by the new General Editor, the Hon Justice François Kunc. It contains the following articles: “The Australian Law Journal: Volume 90 and Beyond” – Justice François Kunc; “The State of the Australian Judicature” – Chief Justice Robert French AC; “Contours and Prospects for Indigenous Recognition in the Australian Constitution and Why it Matters” – Fr Frank Brennan SJ AO; “The Future of Lawyers: Blue Sky or Dark Clouds Ahead?” – Fiona McLeod SC; “Change Drivers and their Likely Effects: Shifting Sands Beneath Australian Solicitors” – S Stuart Clark AM, Robert Leeder and Nicholas McBride; “The Evolving Role and Future of In-house Lawyers” – Gillian Wong and Emma Langoulant; “The Changing Environment in the Legal Profession and Legal Education: The Best of the Old World and the New” – Carolyn Evans; and “The Law and the Legal Profession in the Next Decade: The Student’s Perspective” – Paul Melican, Alex Bell-Rowe, Albert Patajo and Hannah McDonald. This Part also includes the following sections: Conveyancing and Property; Crime and Evidence; Around the Nation: Victoria; Competition and Consumer Law; Around the Nation: Northern Territory; Recent Cases, Books Received and a Book Review.
The latest Part of the Australian GST Journal includes the following content: Editorial: “Sooner or later, everything old is new again”; Article: “Justice Edmonds and interpretation of Australia’s GST legislation” – Richard Krever and Jonathan Teoh and GST Update: “The GST treatment of bodies corporate in New Zealand: uncertainty, change and leaky buildings” – Zena Razoki.
The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes the following articles: “Illegal phoenix activity: Quantifying its incidence and cost” – Helen Anderson, Ian Ramsay and Michelle Welsh; “Unfair preferences: Putting an end to the peak indebtedness ‘rule’” – Stephen Russell and Sean Russell; and “The Australian Taxation Office – what role does it play in anti-phoenix activity?” – Colin Anderson, Jennifer Dickfos and Catherine Brown. It also contains and Editorial and the following section notes: Recent Developments: “The appointment of voluntary administrators, their conduct, and aspects of insolvency” – Dr David Morrison; Report from New Zealand: “Voidable transactions: recent developments” – Lynne Taylor; and a Book Review: “Cross-border Insolvency Law” – Stewart Maiden.