The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following article: “The procurement decision – John Cooper and Greg Begaud. Also in this Part is an Editorial; Book Reviews; a Speech; and Reports on the following cases: Gregory Paul Saville v Hallmarc Construction Pty Ltd; and Lewence Construction Pty Ltd v Southern Han Breakfast Point Pty Ltd.
The latest Part of AJ Admin L includes the following articles: “Operation Sovereign Borders and interdiction at sea: CPCF v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection” – Peter Billings; “Natural justice: For every man and his dog” – Elliott Cook; and “Seeking the release of Commonwealth documents: A foray into the Archives Act” – Ian Latham. Also in this Part are the following sections: Casenotes; Immigration and International Aspects; Discrimination and Refugees; and Book Reviews.
This Part of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “A new fast lane or just a roadblock? Mitigating road transport GHG emissions under Australia’s Emissions Reduction Fund” – Prafula Pearce and Vanessa Johnston; “Co-opting the precautionary principle: The Victoria Planning Provisions’ ‘one kilometre consent requirement’ for wind energy facilities” – Chiara Bryan; “Holding fracking operations to account for environmental contamination in risk-based regulatory regimes: Insights from the United States” – Tania Murray, Dr Edward Andre and Krishna Prasad; “The drafting and content of threatened species recovery plans: Contributing to their effectiveness” – Bruce Lindsay and James Trezise; “Proactive restorative justice: A set of principles for enhancing public participation” – Clara Wilson. This Part also includes Commentary: “Determining the adequacy of Aboriginal cultural heritage assessments: Amber lights and red lights” – Ballanda Sack, Andrew Beatty and Karina O’Callaghan.
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Will ADR improve the Australian Taxation Office’s dispute resolution processes?” – Christopher Budd; “Accommodating common mental health issues in mediation” – Rebekah M Doley; “Mediation in the coal-seam gas industry: Improvements made for local stakeholders to grant a social licence” – Danelle Gagliardi; “Was that said with a smile? Factors influencing effective online negotiations” – Claire Holland and Dr Donnalee Taylor; “Should you “lay bare your soul”? The shifting landscape of mediation privilege in New Zealand” – Nina Khouri; “Competing dispute resolution clauses: Arbitration over litigation in Singapore?” – Jasmine Sze Hui Low; and “ADR in VCAT’s guardianship and residential tenancies lists: Room for improvement?” – Claire Thurstans. It also contains Case Notes: “Suing your mediator for negligence; and mediation media watch” – David Spencer.
The latest Part of the Family Law Review includes the following material: an Editorial piece on the retirement of Dr Anthony Dickey QC as co-General Editor of the Journal; “Propagating principles for property matters in an arid landscape: A mirage or oasis?” – Brendan Ashdown; “Financial (dis)agreements: A critical appraisal of the Family Law Amendment (Financial Agreements and Other Measures) Bill 2015” – Genevieve Smit; Children and Parenting: “Expert reports” – Felicity Bell; Child Support: “The fog of overseas child support” – Simon Bacon; and Recent Cases: Saintclaire v Saintclaire; Commonwealth Central Authority v Cavanaugh; Child Support Registrar v Higgins; Child Support Registrar v Scullin (SSAT Appeal); and Slocomb v Hedgewood.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Corporate governance for Australian energy and resources companies” – John Chandler and Jared Clements; “Assessing the effectiveness of ASIC’s accountability framework” – Diana Nestorovska; and “Termination payments under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) – Some issues” – John Sartori. This issue also includes the following sections: Corporate Governance, Corporate Responsibility and Law – Professor Jean Jacques du Plessis: “Shareholder primacy and other stakeholder interests”; and Overseas Notes: New Zealand: “Equity crowdfunding in Australia” – Gordon Walker, Alma Pekmezovic and Annabelle Walker.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “The evolution of the ‘substantial lessening of competition’ test – a review of case law” – Peter Armitage; “Do workplace policies form part of employment contracts? A working guide and advice for employers” – Mark Giancaspro; “Unravelling the muddles of summary dismissal under contracts of employment” – Victoria Lambropoulos; and “Research collaborations and ‘authorship’: Differentiating legal from management norms” – Elizabeth Adeney. Also in this Part is the following section: Banking and Finance: “Bankruptcy, social security and long term poverty: results from a survey of financial counsellors and consumer solicitors” – Paul Ali, Lucinda O’Brien and Ian Ramsay.
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal is a compilation honouring the contributions of Janice Luck upon her retirement from academia, and includes the following content, focusing primarily on trade mark and designs law: “A requiem for Champagne Heidsieck: Trade mark use and parallel importation” – Robert Burrell and Michael Handler; “The luckless plan to plan infringer” – David J Brennan; “The various legal challenges to tobacco packaging regulations” – Mark Davison; and Registering non-traditional signs as trade marks in Australia: A retrospective” – Dr Amanda Scardamaglia and Mitchell Adams. There is also an Editorial by General Editor Dr David Lindsay, and a tribute penned by Professor Sam Ricketson.
The latest Part of the Tort Law Review includes the following articles: “Attwells v Jackson Lalic Lawyers: Will the High Court re-draw the boundary of advocates’ immunity?” – Alister Abadee; “Finding common law duty of care from statutory duties: All within the Anns framework” – Gary Chan Kok Yew; and “Liability of police in negligence: A comparative analysis” – Professor Anthony Gray.
The latest Part of the Australian Tax Review is a special issue by Guest Editor Prof Ann O’Connell, dedicated to the Honourable Richard Edmonds, with a Foreword by Chief Justice Robert French AC, Preface by Justice Tony Pagone, and tributes by Chief Justice James Allsop AO and Chief Justice Tom Bathurst AC. This Part includes the following articles by eminent contributors: “Justice Richard Edmonds: Part IVA – ‘I am firmly of the view …’” – Justice Michelle Gordon; “The Indooroopilly saga” – David Bloom QC; “Justice Edmonds’ contributions to extra-judicial writing and tax reform” – Chloe Burnett; “Charities, tax and wrongdoing: A principled approach” – Ann O’Connell and Fiona Martin; “A shining light: Justice Richard Edmonds and the jurisprudence relating to the taxation of capital gains in Australia” – Chris Evans and Gordon Cooper AM; “Justice Edmonds and interpretation of Australia’s GST legislation” – Richard Krever and Jonathan Teoh; “From Switzerland to New Zealand: Around the world in 13 cases” – Dale Pinto and Kerrie Sadiq. Finally, a comprehensive table of judgments sets out his Honour’s legacy over the course of his Honour’s appointment in 2005 to his retirement in February 2016.