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Temporary Labour Migration in the Global Era

Two PLPRU members,  Professor Rosemary Owens  and Dr Joanna Howe, have edited and contributed chapters to a book published this month by Hart Publishing UK entitled: Temporary Labour Migration in the Global Era; The Regulatory Challenges. The essays in the collection examine the complex regulatory challenges arising from temporary labour migration and the extent to which […]

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The Critical Judgments Project: Re-reading Monis v The Queen

Three PLPRU members, Peter Burdon, Alex Reilly and Anna Olijnyk, have contributed to a new book to be published by Federation Press later this month. Federation Press describe The Critical Judgments Project: Re-reading Monis v The Queen (Gabrielle Appleby and Rosalind Dixon, eds): ‘This book introduces students to a number of critical legal perspectives and demonstrates how […]

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Fragile Settlements: Aboriginal Peoples, Law, and Resistance in South-West Australia and Prairie Canada

Professor Amanda Nettlebeck (with co-authors Russell Smandych, Louis A. Knafla, and Robert Foster) has recently had a new book published by UBC Press – Fragile Settlements: Aboriginal Peoples, Law, and Resistance in South-West Australia and Prairie Canada. Fragile Settlements compares the processes by which colonial authority was asserted over Indigenous people in south-west Australia and […]

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Low-cost labour or cultural exchange? Reforming the Working Holiday visa programme

In a recent article in the Economics and Labour Relations Review,  PLPRU Director, Associate Professor Alex Reilly, examines the Working Holiday visa programme in Australia. Click here to read the full article.  The following is an abstract of Alex’s article: The article considers the place of Working Holiday visas in Australia’s migration policy and socio-economic […]

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Women and Representation: Cross-Party Collaboration in the Australian Federal Parliament

In the forthcoming edition of Parliamentary Affairs, Adele Lausberg, PhD Candidate in the Department of Politics and International Studies, examines the issue of cross-party collaboration in the Australian federal parliament. The following is the abstract of the article: The Parliament of Australia has been host to a rare phenomenon of ‘cross-party collaboration’ (CPC), in which […]

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Sharing Water from Transboundary Rivers in Australia — An Interstate Common Law?

In the forthcoming edition of the Melbourne University Law Review (vol 39(1)), Dr Adam Webster examines the argument that the common law could provide a solution to interstate river disputes. The following is the abstract of the article: In Australia, the sharing of water from a river — such as the Murray River — that flows […]

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A Spotlight on Judicial Regulation in Australia

In the latest edition of Legal Ethics, Dr Suzanne Le Mire and PLPRU Deputy Director Dr Gabrielle Appleby have provided a comment on the current state of judicial regulation in Australia. While it might be seen as a progressive jurisdiction, Australia has struggled to match reforms of the regulation of judges in place in other […]

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Associate Professor Alexander Reilly’s book review of ‘The Price of Rights’ in Adelaide Law Review

In the current edition of Adelaide Law Review, Public Law and Policy Research Unit (PLPRU) Director, Associate Professor Alexander Reilly, reviews Martin Ruhs’ book, The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labour Migration. Ruhs’ book continues his analysis of the ethics of labour migration programs and the difficulty that arises because of the need to weigh […]

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Dr Stubbs’ book review of ‘Sir Richard Hanson’ in Adelaide Law Review

In the current edition of Adelaide Law Review, Public Law and Policy Research Unit (PLPRU) member, Dr Matthew Stubbs, reviews Greg Taylor’s biograph of Sir Richard Hanson. Sir Richard Hanson was South Australia’s fourth Premier, second Chief Justice and Acting Governor. Click here to read Matthew’s review of Sir Richard Hanson (Federation Press, 2013) in […]

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It’s not Fair!’: The Duty of Fairness and the Corporate Regulator

In the current edition of the Sydney Law Review, Dr Suzanne Le Mire examines the duty of fairness imposed on the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). The following is an abstract of the article: The duty of fairness imposed on the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) was scrutinised in the decisions of the […]

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