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PLPRU makes submission to the Senate inquiry into the Australian Citizenship Bill

On 21 July PLPRU made a submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Requirements for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill 2017. Written by Professor Alex Reilly, the submission was endorsed by PLPRU members Paul Babie, Joe McIntyre, Steven McDonald, Matthew Stubbs and Kellie […]

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Why we should still call Australia home

In this post Associate Professor John Gava examines the question: should we ever strip any Australian citizen of their citizenship? The discussion around the Federal government’s desire to strip certain Australians of their Australian citizenship has concentrated on means – how this can be done – but not ends – should we even be thinking […]

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Revoking citizenship for engagement in terrorist activity weakens Australian citizenship for no positive end

On the AUSPUBLAW blog Dr Peter Burdon and Associate Professor Alex Reilly argue that revoking citizenship for engaging in terrorist activities weakens Australian citizenship for no positive gain. Click here to read their post.

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‘Citizenship and the Constitution Roundtable’ in the House of Representatives Social Policy and Legal Affairs Committee

On Friday 20 March, Associate Professor Alex Reilly attended a roundtable discussion on Citizenship and the Constitution in the Commonwealth House of Representatives Social Policy and Legal Affairs Committee. Alex joined other academic experts and community leaders to discuss with the Committee the legal and constitutional dimensions of citizenship, the changing nature of membership in […]

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Boundless plains to share?

On The Monthly blog this week, PLPRU Director, Alex Reilly, explains some of the proposed changes to citizenship as a consequence of the Australian Citizenship and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014. The following is the opening paragraph of Alex’s blog post: When the Abbott government changed the “Department of Immigration and Citizenship” to “the Department […]

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Alex Reilly comments on the Australian Citizenship and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 in The Saturday Paper

In The Saturday Paper this week, PLPRU Director, Alex Reilly, provided comment on the Australian Citizenship and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014. Click here to read the article in The Saturday Paper. The PLPRU made a submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee’s Inquiry into the Australian Citizenship and Other Legislation Amendment Bill […]

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