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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Bikies crackdown: did the Constitution fail Queensland?

Adelaide Law School’s Dr Gabrielle Appleby writes for The Conversation on Queensland’s new law and order measures.  Last week, Queensland’s state government introduced a number of tough new law and order measures targeting serious sexual offenders and bikies. Under the new laws, bikie gang members in Queensland face being locked up in maximum security jails for […]

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Corruption: Have your voice heard

Throughout October and November, the Adelaide Law School is involved in some important research into corruption at the local government level in South Australia. Dr Gabrielle Appleby is leading a team of researchers from the University of Adelaide’s Law and Psychology Schools. She explains the research and its importance below. Corruption within government affects the […]

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UPCOMING SEMINAR – Buying power: State procurement policies and labour standards

The Australian Labour Law Association and the Australian Association of Constitutional Law are proud to present: Buying power: State procurement policies and labour standards   In two recent decisions (Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union v State of Victoria [2013] FCA 445 and Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union v McCorkell Constructions Pty Ltd (No […]

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Rivers of Reform: Lessons from the Colorado and Murray-Darling

Adam Webster is a PhD student at the Adelaide Law School and a 2012 Fulbright South Australia Scholar. In late September I attended a workshop at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University to discuss some of the recent reforms in relation to water resource management within the Murray-Darling and Colorado […]

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