The latest Part of ADRJ includes the following articles: “Why ADR must be a mandatory subject in the law degree: A cheat sheet for the willing and a primer for the non-believer” – James Duffy and Rachael Field; “A critical evaluation of ADR in the Queensland Planning and Environment Court” – Michael Walton; “Dispute resolution and the demonisation of culture” – Dr Lola Akin Ojelabi; “Challenges in co-mediation: A practice issue” – Lan Yuan Lim; ““We assumed that by living in a civilised country things can be freer and better”: Counter stories of dispute resolution in Australia” – Siew-Fang Law; and “Solving securities exchange disputes by means of ombudsmen: Does it work?” – M Saleh Jaberi. There is also a case notes section and two book reviews.
The latest Part of ABLR includes the following articles: “In-house counsel advising on foreign law: Is it privileged?” – Dan Butler; “Queensland shale gas – a rocky road ahead for the new kid on the block?” – Michael Walton; “Insurance and trust: Lessons from the Christchurch Cathedral” – Julie-Anne Tarr and Myles McGregor-Lowndes; and “National competition policy: Coming of age” – Professor Frederick G Hilmer AO. There is also an Editorial and a Competition Law and Market Regulation section.
The latest Part of the Local Government Law Journal publishes an article by Michael Walton about the relationship between native title and Queensland planning legislation. Also in this Part is a Digest of Cases and Local Government and Planning Law Guide Cases sections: “Supreme Court and Equivalent Decisions” and “Merits Appeals”.
The final Part of the Local Government Law Journal publishes the following material: “Managing vegetation clearing in the South East Queensland urban footprint” – Grace Field, Georgette Leah Burns and Pat Dale; “An evaluation of the administrative law role of the Queensland Planning and Environment Court” – Michael Walton; “The “review of Australia’s future tax system”: Implication for local government in Australia and recommendations” – John Passant and John McLaren; Digest of Cases and Merits Appeals.
The July 2011 issue of the Local Government Law Journal is the first for the new General Editors, John Mant and Mary-Lynne Taylor, and includes several interesting articles on a range of topics as well as a digest of cases. There are articles on water reform in Queensland, development assessment and approval processes in the ACT and the enforcement of environmental and planning laws in NSW, plus much more.