The Constitutional Validity of State Chief Justices Acting as Governor
On 1 September 2014, His Excellency Hieu Van Le AO was sworn in as the 35th Governor of South Australia. The new Governor had previously served as Lieutenant-Governor of South Australia since 2007. In anticipation of his Excellency’s swearing in, Professor Brenda Wilson was sworn in as Lieutenant-Governor of South Australia on 15 August 2014. […]
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When did government accountability stop making sense?
Today, government accountability is generally accepted as a desirable goal. There is a public expectation that governments and their agencies will be able to be brought to account in a variety of ways – whether that be through traditional mechanisms such as parliamentary oversight, or through the growing proliferation of specialist accountability bodies including Ombudsmen, […]
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