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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Upcoming event: AACL end of year celebration

You are invited to the Australian Association of Constitutional Law (SA Chapter) 2016 end of year event, Decide a Hard Case Right. In one hour, ten speakers will review ten constitutional issues and cases from the past twelve months, with drinks and nibbles to follow. Members and non-members are welcome. PLPRU members Anna Olijnyk and Matthew […]

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Submission on migration legislation

PLPRU Director, Alex Reilly, has written a submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee’s inquiry into the Migration Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing Cohort) Bill 2016. The submission was supported by other members of PLPRU. If passed, this legislation will prevent asylum seekers arriving by boat from coming to Australia in future. The Committee […]

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The real issues with 457 visas

In an article published on The Conversation today, PLPRU’s Joanna Howe explains the problems with Australia’s system of ‘457 visas’, arguing that the reality is not reflected in the political debate.

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US deal is a good news story for refugees – here’s why it took so long

In a piece written for The Conversation, PLPRU Director Alex Reilly explains the context surrounding, and implications of, the Australian government’s plan to resettle asylum seekers in the US.

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Upcoming Seminar: Difficult and Vexatious Litigants

The Australian Institute of Administrative Law (SA Chapter) invites you to a free lunchtime seminar: ‘Different Strokes for Different Folks: Tips and Tricks for managing difficult and vexatious litigants‘ presented by Andrew Schatz, Murray Chambers. Tuesday, 22 November 2016 at 1pm Office of the Australian Government Solicitor, Level 5, 101 Pirie Street, Adelaide RSVP: aialsa@adam.com.au Further […]

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