This Issue of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “The Murray-Darling Basin in Court: Administering Water Policy in the Eastern States of Australia – Administrative and Other Challenges” – Justice Nicola Pain and Georgia Pick; “Landowners’ Appeal of Seawalls Refusal Unsuccessful” – John R Corkill; “Higher and Distinctive Standards for Urban River Protection? Special Purpose “River Laws” and Land-use Planning” – Bruce Lindsay; “Take Care or Beware: Victoria’s New Environmental Protection Regime” – Alice Maxwell; “Serial Environmental Offenders: Putting Penalties into Practice” – Kierra Parker; “Planning vs Planning Law: Reconciling Planning Policy and Case Law in the Victorian Planning System” – Stephen Rowley; and “Climate Change Risk and the Urban Landscape” – Sophie Tepper.
The latest Part of the Family Law Review includes the following articles: “Applying the s 75(2) factors to the division of family property: A principled approach” – Patrick Parkinson; and “Legal capacity and case guardians – Part 2: The institution of proceedings and appointment of case guardians” – Brendan Ashdown. Also in this Part are the following sections: Family Dispute Resolution: Face-to-face, telephone and online mediation: Advantages and disadvantages; International Family Law: Recognition of foreign marriages and divorces; Recent Cases: Commissioner of Taxation v Darling (Access to and use of documents on court file) and Bondelmonte v Bondelmonte (S 75(2) factors – Lack of reasons – Substantial injustice).
Now in its 21st year, the Journal of Law and Medicine (JLM) focuses on legal, medical and bioethical issues that arise at the dynamic nexus between health and the law. Professor Loane Skene of the University of Melbourne is the guest editor and coordinator of the upcoming December 2013 Special Issue of JLM. Titled Regulating ...more
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes four great articles on different aspects of property law. The first article comes from Michael Weir and Tina Hunter and discusses the structural conflict between the interests of landholders and titleholders in coal seam gas extraction. The second article is by Elizabeth Toomey and investigates the effect of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 (NZ) on the established Torrens principles of land ownership. Next is the article by Richard Wu and Mohd Yazid Bin Zul Kepli which considers the global implementation of title registration systems, focusing on common law countries such as Australia, England and the United States. Finally the article by Madeline Gleeson the importance of property law, human rights and development in Cambodia.
The latest Part of the Local Government Law Journal publishes an article by Peter Williams arguing for consistency of State government policy in the area of property and development rights, and that, irrespective of State government intransigence, effective transferable development rights schemes are possible. It also includes an article by Sarah Withnall Howe which discusses how the multiple heads of local government within WA hinders the monitoring of local government corruption issues. There is also a Digest of Cases and Merits Appeals section.