The December 2013 issue of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law includes the following articles: “Free to claim asylum? Australia’s protection of refugee women” – Bernice Carrick; “The hidden influences that limit governmental independence: Controlling the Ombudsman’s apparent independence” – Brogan Elliot; “Plaintiff M47/2012: Not just “a case about a regulation”” – Hannah M Martin. There is also a case note and a book review.
The last Part of Volume 20 of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law includes the following articles: “Understanding Dranichnikov: A new ground within a new label, or a less structured approach to judicial review?” – Jonathan Warren Hirsowitz; “The Independent Reviewer for Adverse Security Assessments: Comfort but not hope for indefinitely detained refugees” – Daniel Reynolds; and ““Remedying” the problems presented by privately provided human services: Reconsidering the public/private law divide” – Emily Rumble. There is also a Casenotes section and a Work and Employment section.
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.
The first Part for Volume 19 of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law includes articles on the obligation of public authorities to consider human rights under the Victorian Charter and the history and development of illogicality as a species of jurisdictional error at common law. This Part also includes Casenotes, Civil and Political Rights and book reviews.