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Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Ombudsman and Judicial Review: Necessary Evil?

Adelaide Law School student Jonathon Tsianikas recently completed a Public Law Internship with the South Australian Crown Solicitor’s Office. Here, he reflects on a recent South Australian judicial review decision that he was involved in during his time at the Office. If you disagreed with a government decision that affected you, you might have options to […]

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Gillard Visit an Opportunity to Present on Human Rights Research

On 21 March 2014, the Fay Gale Centre for Research on Gender (FGC) hosted a reception for the University of Adelaide’s new Honorary Visiting Professor (and former Prime Minister), Julia Gillard.  The FGC builds on the University’s commitment to promote social justice, equality and diversity in the community and its own workplace.  Alongside the Public […]

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‘Not all human beings can be classified by sex as either male or female’: Accuracy trumps institutional convenience.

Post by Dr Laura Grenfell ‘Not all human beings can be classified by sex as either male or female’.  In the twenty-first century this statement regarding gender and sex diversity is hardly ground-breaking.  However, coming from our apex court in Australia, the High Court, it will create ripples in the legal world.  In the past […]

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