Category: Administrative Law
The Australian Institute of Administrative Law (AIAL) SA Chapter is presenting a free lunch time seminar by Professor A J Brown entitled: An integrity system still in the making? Lessons so far for South Australia from the Whistling While They Work 2 project Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 1 pm to 2.00 pm Further details, and […]
PLPRU member Dr Anna Olijnyk has published a post entitled Burns v Corbett: the latest word on State tribunals and judicial power on AUSPUBLAW, the Australian Public Law Blog.
Two years ago the Statutes Amendment (SACAT) Act 2014 (SA) was assented to on 11th December 2014. The Act granted a range of jurisdictions to the new South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (SACAT). Parts 6 and 7 of the 2014 Act remained unproclaimed and came into operation on 11th December 2016 by force of […]
UK FOI review: FOI is generally working well but the Information Commissioner needs more power and money.
By Dr Judith Bannister, Deputy Director of Public Law and Policy Research Unit With reforms to Australian Commonwealth freedom of information (FOI) still stalled in the Senate it is interesting to see how FOI is faring in the United Kingdom (UK). While the future of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) remains in […]
The Public Law and Policy Research Unit (in conjunction with the Australian Institute of Administrative Law (SA Chapter)) invites you to attend: Reasoned Administration and Democratic Legitimacy Professor Jerry Mashaw Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law, Yale University Professor Jerry Mashaw is Sterling Professor of Law Emeritus and Professorial Lecturer at Yale University, where he teaches […]
Earlier this month the PLPRU, in conjunction with the Adelaide Law School, hosted a professional development day for high school Legal Studies teachers. Twenty teachers from private and public schools across South Australia attended the workshop. This is the second year the Adelaide Law School has organised this event and it is hoped the School […]
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 […]
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 […]
Members of the Public Law and Policy Research Unit met on 24 February 2015 to discuss the High Court’s decision in CPCF v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection  HCA 1. Anna Olijnyk provides the following overview of the discussion. The facts The facts of the case attracted much media attention last year. In […]
A step back in time: PLPRU submission to Senate inquiry into the abolition of Commonwealth Information Commissioner
In their submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, Dr Gabrielle Appleby, Dr Judith Bannister and Ms Anna Olijnyk have opposed the abolition of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC). The Senate Committee is currently reviewing the Freedom of Information Amendment (New Arrangements) Bill 2014 (Cth). If passed, the Bill will abolish […]