Australian Journal of Administrative Law (AJ Admin L)
Critical analysis of contemporary administrative law issues
About the Journal
The Australian Journal of Administrative Law 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. 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 Matthew Groves, Faculty of Law, Monash University
Casenotes – Rebecca Heath, Senior Associate, Squire Sanders, Perth
Civil and Political Rights – Steven Churches, Law School, University of South Australia
Discrimination and Refugees – Dr Paula Gerber, Deputy Director, Castan Centre for Human Rights Law and Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Monash University
Trade, Commerce and Revenue – Justin Davidson, Senior Executive Lawyer, Australian Government Solicitor
Work and Employment – Dr Joo-Cheong Tham, Associate Professor, Melbourne Law School, The University of Melbourne; Associate Professor Beth Gaze, The University of Melbourne
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Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Matthew Groves as a new Assistant Editor of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law. Matthew Groves is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law at Monash University and in early 2015 will commence a position as a Professor in the Law Faculty of the University of ...more
Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Stephen Tully as Editor of a brand-new “Immigration and International Aspects” section in the Australian Journal of Administrative Law. Stephen Tully is a reader on the Sixth Floor of St James Hall Chambers in Sydney. He was previously a teacher of international law, a postdoctoral research fellow ...more
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law publishes the following articles: “The watershed for Commonwealth appropriation and spending after Pape and Williams?” – Melissa Hogg and Charles Lawson; “Effective ombudsman own-initiative investigations: Ideas from ombudsman own-initiative investigations, auditor-general performance audits and law reform commission projects” – Cady Simpson; and “Taking Facebook at face value: The Refugee Review Tribunal’s use of social media evidence” – Emma Wagstaff and Kieran Tranter. Also in this Part are the following sections: Discrimination and Refugees; Casenotes; and Work and Employment.
Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Joanna Howe as co-Editor of the Work and Employment section in the Australian Journal of Administrative Law. Dr Joanna Howe is a Lecturer of Law at the University of Adelaide and a consultant with Harmers Workplace Lawyers. She holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in Law from the ...more
Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Greg Weeks as the new Book Reviews Editor for Australian Journal of Administrative Law. Greg is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law and a member of the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law and the Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at ...more
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law includes three interesting articles. The first article comes from Justice Nye Perram and examines the orthodox position that judicial review is largely to be understood as involving the correction of jurisdictional excess. The second article is by Carolyn Adams who looks at the structural integration in the office of the Australian Information Commissioner. The final article is by Tom Spencer who argues that s 75(v) jurisdictional error surpasses the sovereignty of Parliament, as the Australian form of the rule of law. There is also a Work and Employment section note: “Are APS disciplinary processes “ahead of the game”? Amendments to the APS Code of Conduct”.
The December 2013 issue of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law includes the following articles: “Free to claim asylum? Australia’s protection of refugee women” – Bernice Carrick; “The hidden influences that limit governmental independence: Controlling the Ombudsman’s apparent independence” – Brogan Elliot; “Plaintiff M47/2012: Not just “a case about a regulation”” – Hannah M Martin. There is also a case note and a book review.
The last Part of Volume 20 of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law includes the following articles: “Understanding Dranichnikov: A new ground within a new label, or a less structured approach to judicial review?” – Jonathan Warren Hirsowitz; “The Independent Reviewer for Adverse Security Assessments: Comfort but not hope for indefinitely detained refugees” – Daniel Reynolds; and ““Remedying” the problems presented by privately provided human services: Reconsidering the public/private law divide” – Emily Rumble. There is also a Casenotes section and a Work and Employment section.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law includes an article by Andrew Edgar which examines the difficulties that arise when applicants challenge decisions on the basis of improper application of legislative principles and an article by Stephen Tully which looks at Australia’s new legislative framework for the implementation of autonomous sanctions. There are also several section notes including “Discrimination and Refugees”; “Work and Employment”; “Civil and Political Rights”; “Trade, Commerce and Revenue” and “Casenotes”.
The latest Part of AJ Admin L includes two interesting articles and several interesting sections on various aspects of administrative law. The first article comes from Justice Chris Maxwell and asks whether the giving of reasons for administrative decisions a question of natural justice. The second article is by Anthony Gray who challenges the current understanding of “alien” in the context of s 51(xix) of the Constitution. The section notes include Book reviews, Casenotes, Trade, Commerce and Revenue, Civil and Political Rights. Not to be missed!