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.
Included in each issue is a range articles and sections on Current Issues, Casenotes and Book Reviews. The articles and sections are written by recognised practitioners and academics.
Professor Matthew Groves and Associate Professor Greg Weeks
Professor Matthew Groves is Professor of Public Law at the Law School of La Trobe University. He teaches and researches public law, particularly administrative law. Prior to joining the La Trobe Law School, he was a professor in the Law Faculty of Monash University. Matthew has written and edited many books on administrative law and is a former member of the Administrative Review Council. Matthew is one of the key co-authors of the leading text, Judicial Review of Administrative Action and Government Liability (6th ed, Thomson Reuters, 2017).
Associate Professor Greg Weeks is a Senior Lecturer in the College of Law at the Australian National University, where he teaches Administrative Law and related courses. He was previously a member of the Faculty of Law at the University of New South Wales. Greg’s research interests are primarily related to judicial review and state liability and he has published a number of articles and book chapters in these fields. Greg has also served as the General Editor of the Australian Administrative Law Bulletin. Greg is one of the co-authors of Judicial Review of Administrative Action and Government Liability, Australia’s leading administrative law text (6th ed, Thomson Reuters, 2017).
Current Issues – Justin Davidson, Senior Executive Lawyer, Australian Government Solicitor, Katie Miller, Executive Director, Legal Practice, Victorian Legal Aid and Dr Stephen Tully, Sixth Floor, St James Hall Chambers, Sydney
Casenotes – Nathalie Ng, LLB (Hons) The University of Nottingham, UK; Australian Legal Practitioner
Book Reviews – Dr Janina Boughey, Lecturer, Monash University
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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.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law includes the following articles: “Someone to watch over me: Use of FOI requests by the tobacco industry” – Andrew D Mitchell and Tania Voon; “Executive detention and the Australian Constitution” – Anthony Gray; and “What is “fair” and “reasonable” depends a lot on your perspective” – Chris Wheeler. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial, Immigration and International Aspects, Casenotes, Work and Employment, and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law includes the following articles: “Exploring the parameters of judicial discretion in migration judicial review proceedings” – Yvonne Lipianin; “Considering “proper, genuine and realistic”” – Anya Poukchanski; and “A right to reasons: Osmond in light of contemporary developments in administrative law” – Bruce Chen. There is also a Trade, Commerce and Revenue section, a case note and three book reviews.
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.