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The last word on the public interest in FOI: Australia and the United Kingdom compared

This post was first published on AUSPUBLAW, the Australian Public Law Blog. AUSPUBLAW is a recently launched national platform for academics, practitioners and others from across Australia to communicate their research and provide expert commentary on topical public law issues. Visit the blog to learn more: www.auspublaw.org BY JUDITH BANNISTER Freedom of information (FOI) reform […]

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EVENT: The Ombudsman’s new role under the Return to Work Act

Dr Anna Olijnyk, committee member of the Australian Institute of Administrative Law (SA Chapter) invites you to attend the following event: The Ombudsman’s new role under the Return to Work Act Presenter: Wayne Lines, South Australian Ombudsman Wayne Lines was appointed as the South Australian Ombudsman effective from 18 December 2014. Mr Lines is just […]

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Why we should abolish the ‘gay panic’ defence

In an article published in The Advertiser, Kellie Toole explains why the ‘gay panic’ defence of provocation should be abolished. Click here to read Kellie’s article.

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Explainer: how Australia can legalise same-sex marriage

In an article published on The Conversation today, Dr Adam Webster, explains the proposed changes to the Marriage Act 1961 (Cth) to provide marriage equality in Australia and the differences between the three bills before the Commonwealth Parliament. Click here to read Adam’s article.

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