Monthly Archives: September 2014
In an article published on The Conversation, Dr Joanna Howe, member of the Public Law and Policy Research Unit, considers the issue of reform to 457 visas. Click here to read Joanna’s article.
In an article published on The Drum, Dr Gabrielle Appleby, Deputy Director of the Public Law and Policy Research Unit, considers the case for a federal ICAC. Click here to read Gabrielle’s article.
The Adelaide Law School’s Work and Employment Regulation research group and the SA Chapter of the Australian Labour Law Association invite you to a seminar on the High Court’s landmark ruling in Commonwealth Bank v Barker: Mutual Trust and Confidence in the Employment Relationship: The High Court Decides The High Court has just handed down […]
Professor Andrew Stewart to present a Workplace Relations Education Series Lecture: ‘Pay Equity: Where Next?’
The Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law at the Melbourne Law School and the Fair Work Commission are pleased to invite you to a Workplace Relations Education Series Lecture being held on Tuesday 23 September at 1pm. Professor Andrew Stewart (University of Adelaide) and Dr Meg Smith (University of Western Sydney) will present the […]
PLPRU member Dr Matthew Stubbs has recently published a review of his use of mobile phone voting to engage students in large lectures for his first-year course Principles of Public Law. The abstract of the paper is: This article reports on an action-research project designed to investigate the effect of a technological intervention on the […]
On 1 September 2014, His Excellency Hieu Van Le AO was sworn in as the 35th Governor of South Australia. The new Governor had previously served as Lieutenant-Governor of South Australia since 2007. In anticipation of his Excellency’s swearing in, Professor Brenda Wilson was sworn in as Lieutenant-Governor of South Australia on 15 August 2014. […]
Date: September 2014 Summary LLU Advisory Board member, Ms Liesl Chapman SC, and Director, David Caruso, collaborated with the organisers of the 22nd Australia and New Zealand Forensic Science Society International Symposium on Forensic Sciences to accommodate the attendance of 50 Adelaide Law School undergraduates, studying expert evidence in South Australian and Federal law, at […]
The UK House of Lords Constitution Committee is currently conducting a review of the Office of the Lord Chancellor. In 2003, this ancient officer, who traditionally spanned across the judicial, executive and legislative branches of government, was substantially reformed as part of wider constitutional reforms. Today, the Lord Chancellor is no longer head of the […]
In an article published on The Conversation, Dr Gabrielle Appleby, Deputy Director of the Public Law and Policy Research Unit, examines Australia’s war powers and the role of parliament. Click here to read Gabrielle’s article.