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Plaintiff S4-2014 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

On 14 October 2014, PLPRU members Alex Reilly, Gabrielle Appleby, and Anna Olijnyk were joined by Mike Waite of the Crown Solicitors Office and Stephen McDonald of Hanson Chambers to discuss the recent High Court case, Plaintiff S4-2014 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2014]HCA 34. The case involved a challenge to the power […]

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The Liberal Party’s Vision for 2030: Can it Be Achieved without Northern Australia becoming a Guest-Worker Ghetto?

In early February the Liberal Party released a discussion paper ‘Vision 2030’ floating the idea of tax incentives to lure workers to northern Australia. In this blog post Dr Joanna Howe investigates the migration and labour law challenges associated with this proposal. Whilst the Liberal Party discussion paper primarily canvasses the idea of tax incentives […]

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Entrenching the Regional Processing Regime

Last week, Associate Professor Alexander Reilly gave evidence at a hearing of the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on the latest amendments to the Migration Act. In this blog, he explains his impression of the Committee’s focus and concerns based on that hearing. Last year, Gabrielle Appleby and Matthew Stubbs and I wrote a […]

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Submission on Government’s amendments to Migration Act

In August 2012, the Government commissioned expert panel reported on the politically plagued question of how Australia ought to address the question of asylum seekers who arrive on our shore by boat. (The full report can be accessed here). One of the panel’s recommendations was that Australia adopt a ‘no advantage’ principle – that is, […]

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