Monthly Archives: May 2015
The Public Law & Policy Research Unit in conjunction with the Australian Association of Constitutional Law invites you to join us for a presentation from Dr Rebecca Ananian-Welsh, Lecturer, TC Beirne School of Law at The University of Queensland. In this presentation Dr Rebecca Ananian-Welsh draws lessons from Queensland’s experience in enacting ‘tougher’ bikie laws […]
In an article published in The Australian today, Dr Joanna Howe explains that while the government is to be commended for its establishment of a special taskforce to address fraud in the working holiday visa program, its target should be labour hire contractors, not working holiday-makers. Click here to read Joanna’s article.
In a post on the Power to Persuade blog, Dr Anna Olijnyk and Associate Professor Gabrielle Appleby (UNSW) explain their research project on the effect of uncertain constitutional principle on State law and order policy. Click here to read Anna’s post.
In recent weeks, the Executive Dean of the Professions, Professor Christopher Findley AM approved the establishment of the Adelaide Research Unit on Military Law and Ethics (RUMLAE). RUMLAE is headed by Associate Professor Dale Stephens CSM and Co-Deputy Directors, Professor Melissa de Zwart and Dr Rebecca LaForgia. Adelaide Law School Academic staff members include A/Prof […]
This free 6 week online course will commence on May 21, covering topics including national security and surveillance in a global, networked environment. Addressing issues of technology, privacy, international and domestic law, it will be of interest to anyone with a legal or non-legal background wanting to learn more about the internet, hacking, whistleblowing, cyberwar, […]
PhD Candidate presents paper at the ‘Responsibility to Protect in Theory & Practice’ conference held in Slovenia
On 23 April, Stacey Henderson, PhD Candidate at Adelaide Law School, presented a paper at the Responsibility to Protect in Theory & Practice conference held at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. This biennial conference provides an opportunity for scholars and practitioners from around the world to engage in an interdisciplinary academic debate on the theoretical […]
On Monday 4 May, the Adelaide Law School’s Dr Joanna Howe appeared on the ABC’s Four Corners program ‘Slaving Away’ which exposed the exploitation of migrant workers in the Australian fresh food industry. Dr Howe’s expert opinion was sought for the program following her ongoing interest and extensive research on the topic. Since the program […]
Anna Olijnyk and Judith Bannister, committee members of the Australian Institute of Administrative Law (SA Chapter), invite you to attend the following event: Local Government Elections To vote, or not to vote? Have we got the franchise right? Where: Pilgrim Uniting Church, Pilgrim Hall, 12 Flinders Street, Adelaide When: Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 1.00 pm […]
In an article published on The Conversation today, Kellie Toole examines the law of provocation in Queensland and the proposal to abolish what is sometimes referred to as the ‘gay panic defence’. Click here to read Kellie’s article.