This Part includes the following articles: “Commonwealth Government Contracts, the ‘Common Assumption’ and Statutory Backing” – Nick Seddon; “The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the Rules of Evidence” – Duncan Wallace; and “Declaratory Relief and Public Law Litigation in the 21st Century” – Leigh Howard. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Casenotes: Plaintiff M174/2016 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection (2018) 92 ALJR 481;  HCA 16 and BGH16 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection  FCCA 1009; and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following content: Comments: “The Law Officers of the Commonwealth” – Gabrielle Appleby; “Third Party Electioneering on New Zealand’s Broadcast Media” – Andrew Geddis; Speech: “Rights and Freedoms and the Rule of Law” – The Hon Robert French AC; and the following Articles: “Towards Indigenous–Settler Federalism” – Dylan Lino; “The Masking of Judicial Power Values: Historical Analogies and Double Function Provisions” – James Stellios; “Adequacy of Risk Assessment in the Exercise of the Character Cancellation Power under the Migration Act 1958 (Cth)” – Joel Townsend; and Developments.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal opens with one last “Current Issues” section from the pen of Acting Justice Peter W Young AO in his role as General Editor of the ALJ. This Part includes the following articles: “Orthodoxy Lost: The (Ir)relevance of Causation in Quantifying Breach of Trust Claims” – Nicholas A Tiverios and Clare McKay; “Prenatal Duty of Care: A Consideration of the Current Formulation of the Law and the Various Policy Arguments” – Casey Williamson; and “Terrorism, Shari’a and the Isolating of Islam” – Neville Cox and Hannah O’Farrell. Also in this Part are the following sections: Conveyancing and Property; Personalia; Constitutional Law; Recent Cases; Book Review; and Obituary.
The June issue of the Public Law Review is full of a range of interesting material, including an article on the meaning given to the interpretation provisions of statutory bills of rights across several jurisdictions, both within Australia and internationally, the difficulties associated with the separation of judicial power and on the role of judges in couter-terrorism questioning and detention. There are also Comments and Developments sections, as well as a book review.