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China Study Tour – Week 2 Wednesday

Author: Nicholas Garbas Wednesday, or ‘Hump Day’ to some (not me) started off well, my third consecutive wear out of my white business shirt meant I was in need of some express laundry services. After making my way through four different hotel staff I was finally able to secure some much-needed suds for my overworked […]

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China Study Tour – Monday Week 2

Monday 10th December, 2018 Author: Georgia Hamood-Smith Weekend Adventures: So far, it has been a challenging, exhausting, demanding and exhilarating time for the Adelaide Law School interns here in Shanghai! (Yes, all four adjectives needed for a context of our emotions). From uncertainty at the beginning of last week; Did we get off at the […]

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ARC Funding Success

Dr Nengye Liu, together with a group of prominent academics in the country: Prof Marcus Haward (University of Tasmania), Dr Jeffery McGee (University of Tasmania), Prof Tim Stephens (ARC Future Fellow, University of Sydney), Prof Shirley Scott (UNSW Canberra) and Dr Tony Press (University of Tasmania), recently succeed in the Australian Research Council’s latest funding round. […]

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China Internship at AllBright Law Offices – Week 1

Author: Sanah Butt Our internship officially started on Thursday last week (29 November) with the 9 of us heading to our respective law firms bright and early. With equal amounts of nerves and excitement we headed for the metro. Little did we expect the excitement the metro ride had in store for us. Peak hour […]

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SALRI Briefing for MPs on Surrogacy Report

  On 29 November 2018, the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the Adelaide University Law School took part in an all party briefing at Parliament House for MPs on SALRI’s recent Report, ‘Surrogacy: A Legislative Framework: A review of Part 2B of the Family Relationships Act 1975 (SA)’. Professor John Williams […]

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International Law and Conflict at Sea Conference – Newport, RI, USA.

RUMLAE Director, Prof Dale Stephens recently participated in the 2nd Annual Alexander Cushing International Law Conference, held at the Stockton Center for International Law, US Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, USA. The Conference was jointly sponsored by the US Naval War College, the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and The Fletcher School of […]

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Release of SALRI Surrogacy Report and Draft Surrogacy Bill

The South Australian Law Reform Institute, based at the Adelaide University Law School, has completed its latest report, ‘Surrogacy: A Legislative Framework: A review of Part 2B of the Family Relationships Act 1975 (SA)’.  The Report has been presented to the Attorney-General, the Hon Vickie Chapman MP, and was publicly released on 15 November 2018. […]

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Law reforms propose clearer access to surrogacy

Reforms proposed to South Australian surrogacy laws recommend an updated and improved non-commercial system of domestic surrogacy to protect the interests of all parties, especially those of the surrogate child. A legislative framework – review of Part 2B of the Family Relationships Act 1975 (SA) In a report delivered today to the Attorney-General, the South […]

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A Stocktake of the Personal Property Securities Act

Associate Prof David Brown Recently presented to the ACT Law Society on a stocktake of  The Personal Property Securities Act (PPSA): Now we are 6 – a stocktake of issues.  The PPSA and the PPSR have been in operation for 6 years now, and we have seen amendments to the original legislation, some significant cases, […]

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Adelaide Law School well represented in 2018 National Science Week

On 14 August, Dr Nengye Liu co-convened and spoke at the University of Adelaide’s Research Tuesday Forum “Protecting the Catch”, during this year’s National Science Week. The Forum was well supported by the University of Adelaide’s Marketing and Communications Team, and opened by Prof Robert Hill, Director of Environment Institute. It gathered distinguished multi-disciplinary speakers […]

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