The latest Part of the Australian GST Journal includes the following content: Editorial: “Sooner or later, everything old is new again”; Article: “Justice Edmonds and interpretation of Australia’s GST legislation” – Richard Krever and Jonathan Teoh and GST Update: “The GST treatment of bodies corporate in New Zealand: uncertainty, change and leaky buildings” – Zena Razoki.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “The High Court on crime in 2014: Outcomes and jurisprudence” – Mirko Bagaric; “Sexsomnia – excusable or just insane?” – Colleen Davis; “Fitness to plead in Queensland’s youth justice system: The need for pragmatic reform” – Suzie O’Toole, Jodie O’Leary and Bruce D Watt; and “Swift and certain sanctions: Is it time for Australia to bring some HOPE into the criminal justice system?” – Lorana Bartels. Also in this Part is an editorial about the fallout from Barbaro v The Queen and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The first Part of the Criminal Law Journal for 2014 includes the following articles: “The High Court on crime in 2013: Analysis and jurisprudence” – Stephen Odgers; “The Thomas Kelly case: Why a “one punch” law is not the answer” – Dr Julia Quilter; and “Retrospective on Ridgeway: Governing principles of controlled operations” – Brendon Murphy. There is also an Editorial by General Editor Mirko Bagaric about the need to increase to penalties for “king hit” killings and wider implications for the sentencing system, a digest of criminal law cases and a Phillips’ Brief section.
The latest Part of Crim LJ publishes the following material: “The High Court on crime in 2012: Outcomes and jurisprudence” – Mirko Bagaric; “Provocation: The good, the bad and the ugly” – Thomas Crofts and Arlie Loughnan; “Judicial valuation of the social costs of crime” – Andrew Torre and Scott Sherwen; and “Intellectual disabilities and the determination of fitness to plead in the magistrates’ courts” – Betheli O’Carroll. There is also an editorial discussing appeals against conviction and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The June 2012 issue of the Australian GST Journal is a Special Issue with papers from The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia’s National GST Symposium 2012. Five articles are included in this Part: “Interpretation of s 11-15: Significance of the text, context and history” by Justice Richard Edmonds; “A consideration of the jurisprudence in relation to the deduction provisions in the Income Tax Assessment Acts” by David Bloom QC; “What’s VAT got to do with it?” by Associate Professor Rebecca Millar; “Input tax relief and financial supplies: Nexus and relevance for apportionment” by John de Wijn QC and “An ATO perspective on the creditable purpose test” by Robert Olding. Not to be missed!
The latest Part for the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes articles on a range of interesting topics regarding environmental and planning law. These include ecologically sustainable development and the contributions made by Hon Justice Paul Stein AM, the role of governance in the regulation of invasive alien species, the WTO’s decision that US dolphin safe labelling regime contravenes the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade, Queensland’s new Coastal Plan and associated legislative amendments, and the need to protect and promote offshore minerals exploration and mining.