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What makes law ‘public’?

Convenor of the Public Law Research Community at the Adelaide Law School, Dr Gabrielle Appleby attempts to answer the question of what makes law ‘public’? As the convener of the Public Law Research Community I have often been asked what is ‘public law’. My response is that I have always thought of public law broadly, […]

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Think Design, Deliver and undertake to stick to it! Planning reform in South Australia

Paul Leadbeter has observed plenty of reviews of the state’s planning laws. This year, the Planning Minister announced another period of review in the area. In this post, Paul reflects on the importance of meaningful community consultation for the review’s success. One of the few benefits of growing old disgracefully is that if you hang […]

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Relaxing the Urban Tree Removal Controls in Metropolitan Adelaide – a retrograde step

Within the city of Adelaide, state and local government authorities have recently removed, or plans to remove, some of the city’s more iconic trees. The Adelaide Law School’s Paul Leadbeter considers the relaxation of South Australia’s urban tree removal controls that have facilitated these removals. Media reports indicate some recent controversies have arisen in the […]

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