Australian Journal of Administrative Law (AJ Admin L)
Critical analysis of contemporary administrative law issues
About the Journal
The Australian Journal of Administrative Law (ISSN: 1320-7105) provides subscribers with current and critical commentary on contemporary developments in administrative law.
The coverage of the journal encompasses civil and political rights, discrimination and refugees, discrimination, trade, commerce and revenue, and work and employment, among other topics. Included in each issue are a range of articles, book reviews, case notes and section notes. The articles and sections are written by recognised practitioners and academics.
Dr Damien J Cremean is a Melbourne Barrister and a full time Senior Member of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. He is Deputy Chief Commissioner of the Victorian Building Authority. In addition he is an elected Fellow of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, a Senior Fellow of Monash University, an Adjunct Professor at the University of Queensland and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Dr Cremean has been a part-time Deputy Registrar of the Federal Court of Australia, on the Arbitration panel of the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand and Chair of the Victorian Business Licensing Authority and Motor Car Traders Claims Committee. He has previously been the Deputy President of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and a Senior Member on government appeal boards and tribunals.
Book Reviews – Dr Greg Weeks, Lecturer, Faculty of Law, UNSW; Member, Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law; Member, Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law
Casenotes – Nathalie Ng, LLB (Hons) The University of Nottingham, UK; Australian Legal Practitioner
Civil and Political Rights – Steven Churches, BA (Syd), LLB (Tas), PhD (Adel); Barrister, South Australia; Elliott Johnston Chambers, Adelaide
Discrimination and Refugees – Dr Paula Gerber, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Monash University; Deputy Director, Castan Centre for Human Rights Law
Immigration and International Aspects – Dr Stephen Tully, Sixth Floor, St James Hall Chambers, Sydney
Trade, Commerce and Revenue – Justin Davidson, Senior Executive Lawyer, Australian Government Solicitor
Work and Employment – Professor Beth Gaze, Melbourne Law School, The University of Melbourne; Dr Joanna Howe, Lecturer, University of Adelaide Law School
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The latest issue of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law (Volume 24 Part 1) marks a new chapter for the Journal, as Dr Damien Cremean retires from his role as the General Editor of AJ Admin L after a very successful tenure spanning over a decade. He has also stepped down as General Editor of the Journal of Civil ...more
The latest Part of AJ Admin L features a tribute to outgoing General Editor Dr Damien Cremean, written by the new team of co-General Editors, Dr Greg Weeks and Professor Matthew Groves; and also signals a new “Current Issues” section format for future editions of the journal. This Part includes the following articles: “Balancing the Discretionary Seesaw: Are Community Values an Appropriate Guide for the AAT’s ‘Preferable’ Decisions?” – Madeleine Harkin; “The Function of s 75(v) of the Constitution” – Lindsay Muir; “Australian Ombudsmen: Drafting a Blueprint for Reform” – Anita Stuhmcke. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; and Book Reviews.
Thomson Reuters offers its warmest congratulations to the Hon Justice Susan Kiefel AC on her appointment as Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, and to the Hon Justice James Edelman on his appointment to the Court. Their Honours will begin their terms in the Court’s first sitting of 2017. Both are exceptional appointments. Justice Kiefel’s ...more
The latest Part of AJ Admin L includes the following article: “A man for all seasons? The fair minded observer and royal commissioners” – Matthew Groves. Also in this Part are the following sections: Work and Employment; Trade, Commerce and Revenue; Casenotes (AMF15 v Minister for Immigration & Border Protection); Immigration and International Aspects; and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of AJ Admin L includes the following articles: “The evolution of the duty of decision-makers to give reasons” – Ronald Sackville; “Why do we have rules of procedural fairness?” – James Edelman; “Natural justice or procedural fairness” – Justice Alan Robertson and “The stakes of procedural fairness: Reflections on Australian position” – Kristen Rundle. Also in this Part are the following sections: Immigration and International Aspects, Work and Employment, Casenotes and Book Reviews.
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.
The latest Part of AJ Admin L includes the following articles: “When jurisdictional errors are not remedied: Refusal of constitutional relief on discretionary grounds” – Matthew Alderton; and “The benefit of law, the devil and the Jia litigation” – Alan Freckelton. Also in this Part are the following sections: Trade, Commerce and Revenue; Casenotes; Work and Employment; and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of AJ Admin L includes the following articles: “Judicial review of police decisions to not investigate reported crimes: The barriers to success” – Edward Elliott; “The power of an administrative tribunal to inform itself” – Matthew Groves; and “Jurisdictional error and no-invalidity clauses at State level: Does the High Court still hold all the cards?” – Giridhar Kowtal. Also in this Part are the following sections: Work and employment; Immigration and international aspects; Casenotes; and a Book review.
The latest Part of AJ Admin L includes the following articles: “Deference” – Stephen Gageler; “Judicial review of administrative decisions: Should there be a 21st-century rethink?” – Steven Rares; “How statutory interpretation sustains administrative law” – Jeffrey Barnes; and “Falling asleep at its master’s feet? The Kable principle and Royal Commissions” – Brian Mason. Also in this Part are the following sections: Trade, commerce and revenue; Immigration and international aspects; Casenotes; and Book reviews.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law includes the following articles: “Effect of privative clauses on judicial review of immigration decisions” – Alan Freckelton; “Prosecutorial discretion and the decision to grant an occupational health and safety enforceable undertaking” – Dr Kristy Richardson; and “The Future Fund: Peculiarities of the Future Fund Act 2006 (Cth)” – Franqui Stoschek. There is also a Casenote and three book reviews.