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.
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 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 first Part of Volume 20 of the AJ Admin L publishes three articles of interest. The first comes from Amanda McBratney and Myles McGregor-Lowndes and looks at fair government contracts for community service provision. The second article is by Gail Pearson and examines some contemporary features of business self-regulation. The final article is by Kristy Richardson and examines the issue of the particularisation of occupational health and safety breaches in Queensland following the decision of the High Court in Kirk v Industrial Relations Commission (NSW).
The last Part of Volume 19 of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law includes an article by Matthew Groves which examines the principles governing the hypothetical observer in the bias rule, and an article by Yee-Fui Ng which looks at the structural relationship between the immigration tribunals and the Immigration Department and Minister. Also published in this Part are “Trade, commerce and revenue”, “Work and employment” and “Casenotes” sections, as well as the Index and Tables of Authors and Cases for the Volume.
The latest issue of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law includes articles discussing the importance of Kirk v Industrial Relations Commission (NSW) in the entrenchment of the jurisdiction of State Supreme Courts to review State administrative action, the tension between courts’ jurisdiction to address jurisdictional error and Parliament’s ability to expand decision makers’ jurisdiction, and the Hardiman principle as it applies to proceedings before merits review tribunals. There is also an Editorial, Casenotes, Book reviews and a Work and employment section.