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 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 22 of the Public Law Review includes a wide range of material relevant to public law. The Comments section includes pieces on plain packaging on tobacco products, the uses and abuses of prorogation and consequences of Wainohu v NSW. The three articles tackle legal recognition of same-sex unions in Australia, government community service contracts and taxation by administrative discretion, as well as three separate commentaries on this article. There is also a developments section and a book review.