The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “A Law for Modern Times: The Electronic Conveyancing National Law, Forged Mortgages and Immediate Indefeasibility” – Penny Carruthers and Natalie Skead; “‘A Grade Below Them All’: Real Property Interests on the Reservation of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians” – Jason Jones; “The Troubled Borderlands of Torrens Indefeasibility: Lessons from Australia and the United States” – Paul Babie and John Orth; Singapore: “Recent Developments: Fiduciary Duties of Resulting Trustees; Joint Tenancies and the Enforcement of Judgment Debts; Developments in the Doctrine of Part Performance” – Kelvin Low; Queensland: “Instalment Contracts and the Unwary Seller – A Case for Reform” – W D Duncan and Sharon Christensen; Western Australia: “Property Law Issues in Western Australia” – Eileen Webb. This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial; General Editor and South Australia Editor – Paul Babie; and Book Review.
The latest Part of the Local Government Law Journal includes the following content: “When talk is not so cheap – negligent misstatement for council pre-purchase and pre-development application information and advice” – John Watson; “Minority religious groups and development consent for places of public worship in New South Wales: Does discrimination law hold the answer?” – Giridhar Kowtal; “Alcohol is a planning issue” – Alison Ziller, Bonnie Rosen and Shaun Walsh; and Local Government & Planning Law Guide cases.
The latest Part of the EPLJ includes the following articles: “The adequacy of the law in satisfying society’s expectations for major projects” – The Hon Justice Brian J Preston; “Striving for best practice in environmental governance and justice: Reporting on the inaugural Environmental Democracy Index for Australia” – Guy J Dwyer and Judith A Preston; “Practical precautions, reasonable responses: How South Australia’s planning regime adapts to the coastal impacts of climate change” – John Watson; and “Ecuador’s Yasuní-ITT initiative for mitigating the impact of climate change” – Tammy Vallejo Silva and Martin Calisto Friant. There is also a review of the following book: Climate Change and Coastal Development Law in Australia by Justine Bell.
The latest Part of the Local Government Law Journal includes an article by Melissa Pocock which analyses the prohibition on local governments to use compulsory acquisition to assemble large-scale inner urban sites for redevelopment by the private sector. Also in this Part is a Policy and Practice section by Paul Leadbeter which discusses possible impacts for local government from planning reform in South Australia; a digest of cases and the Local Government Planning & Law Guide Cases.