Public and Administrative Law (Books and Journals)
- Australian Economic Review From Nbr. 1-1, April 1968 to Nbr. 51-1, March 2018 Wiley, 2021
- University of Western Australia Law Review From Nbr. 39-1, June 2015 to Nbr. 48-1, November 2020
- Australian and New Zealand Maritime Law Journal From Nbr. 20, June 2006 to Nbr. 34-1, June 2020 The Maritim Law Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2020
- University of Western Sydney Law Review From Nbr. 9, January 2005 to Nbr. 18, January 2014 University of Western Sydney, School of Law, 2009
- Elder Law Review From Nbr. 1, January 2002 to Nbr. 11, January 2017 University of Western Sydney, School of Law, 2009
- Melbourne Journal of Politics From Nbr. 24, January 1997 to Nbr. 37, January 2015 Department of Political Science, University of Melbourne, 2009
- Melbourne University Law Review From Vol. 25 Nbr. 2, August 2001 to Vol. 43 Nbr. 3, April 2020 Melbourne University Law Review, 2009
Rights, reasons, and international norms
This article focuses on access to environmental justice. In particular, the article focuses on the right to remedy and redress articulated in Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration 1992 and the effective transposition of the principle in domestic law by interrogating three recent decisions from the senior courts in England and Wales, Ireland, and New Zealand concerning the reasons given for...
Opportunities for 'next generation' climate litigation in Western Australia
An international wave of novel or "next generation" climate litigation is emerging, which embraces innovative legal arguments to respond to climate change through the courts. This article analyses future prospects for novel climate change litigation in Western Australia, focusing on claims in tort law and corporate law. It highlights key issues and opportunities associated with these...
- Environmental, Planning and Climate Law in Queensland
Germany's Climate Change Agenda: A Critical Overview
Germany's economy is the fourth-largest economy behind the US, China, and Japan, with a strong industrial base and many energy-intensive industries. Germany has been and continues to be a significant emitter of greenhouse gases (GHG). Germany has also taken on a leadership role in supporting emission reductions internationally, e.g., within the UNFCCC framework and the European Union (EU), which...
How does the Land and Environment Court clinical program for law students facilitate access to environmental justice?
The Land and Environment Court Clinic is a collaborative clinical placement initiative for Macquarie University law students to develop their practical legal skills and understanding of their legal and ethical obligations towards the court, their clients, their peers and the community. This article discusses the program and considers its benefits not only for students, but in the broader sense of
Law, Interdisciplinarity and 'Wicked' Problems
This article argues that law, as a discipline, and regulation can contribute to the resolution of 'wicked' problems, such as agricultural diffuse source pollution, but that it necessitates an integration of other disciplines. While interdisciplinarity is not foreign to law, it, largely, fails to engage with theoretical frameworks and methodology to facilitate and ensure the integrity of such...
- Introduction by Guest Editors
Statues and status: The legal geography of landscape values and belonging
This article concerns a conflict over a statue, built in the Margaret River wine region, in contravention of the Planning and Development Act 2005 (WA). The statue was granted retrospective approval by the state tribunal. However, throughout and following the controversy, the legal geographies of the statue and the landscape became contested. It was framed by disagreement about the...
The legal geographies of the troposphere
Legal geographies of space, time and the material world have occupied significant attention from scholars engaged in legal geography endeavours. Australia and the Asia-Pacific region's legal geography scholarship has shown a predisposition towards engagement with environmental issues and the concomitant materialities. Increasingly, there is recognition that these materialities are not always...
Addressing carbon and climate change through environmental impact assessment: A case study of Western Australian LNG and the 'Burrup Hub' project
Where specific climate change policy and legal frameworks are lacking, environmental impact assessment (EIA) processes are being relied upon to understand and address climate impacts of major projects. This paper examines the adequacy and outcomes of State and Commonwealth EIA processes as applied to the rapidly expanding liquified natural gas (LNG) industry and the "Burrup Hub"...
Disaster Risk Reduction, Vulnerability and the Law: A Case for Including Animals
The 2009 Black Saturday Bushfires revealed animals' profound vulnerability to natural hazards. Since then, multiple Australian states have introduced planning instruments to improve outcomes for animals in disasters. While a welcome trend, these instruments primarily focus on the acute phases of emergency preparedness and response. However, the disaster management cycle is broader than this,...
- Legal Geography: perspectives and methods
- Rights of nature as a response to the Anthropocene
- Water Regulation and coal seam gas
- Dethridge Memorial Address: From automation to autonomy - can the law keep up?
- Green Finance for a Sustainable Maritime Transport System: Developing a Universal Vernacular for Green Shipping
- The 'Forever' Chemicals: PFAS and the Maritime Industry
- Finding the 'Ship': Guardian Offshore AU PTY LTD V SAAB Seaeye Leopard 1702 Remotely Operated Vehicle  FCA 273
- Unravelling the Strands of the South China Sea Conundrum: A Critical Analysis of China's Actions and Statements
- Negligence or Incompetence: Grounding of the CMA CGM Libra
- UNJUST ENRICHMENT IN AUSTRALIA: WHAT IS(N'T) IT? IMPLICATIONS FOR LEGAL REASONING AND PRACTICE.
All or Nothing: The legal dilemma of identifying a firearm in Australia
There are considerable policy and legal uncertainties around what constitutes a firearm in Australia. These uncertainties are exacerbated by new technologies such as 3D printing. This article traces the origins and developments of the dilemma faced when trying to identify what constitutes a firearm under various statutory definitions. At its core is the question of whether a firearm is the sum of
'Who Publishes Where?': Who publishes in Australia's top Law journals and which Australians publish in top Global Law journals?
With increasing pressure on legal academics to demonstrate the high quality of their research by publishing in leading Australian and global law journals this article builds on Russell Smyth's pioneering 2000 to 2010 study by exploring anew the question: which Australian-based researchers publish in the top Australian law journals? The article also seeks to answer a second question: which...
- Abbe E.L Brown, Intellectual Property, Climate Change and Technology: Managing National legal intersections, relationships and conflicts (Edward Elgar, 2019)
- Evidence in chief in commercial cases: Witness outlines - the past revisited?
The Ridd case and the model code for the protection of free speech and academic freedom: Wins for academic freedom or losses for University codes of conduct and respectful and courteous behaviour?
A successful claim for unlawful dismissal and an award of significant damages and pecuniary penalties in favour of Professor Ridd against James Cook University (JCU') in the Federal Court has attracted attention in the media and in academic circles. Professor Ridd has been considered by some to be a champion of the rights of academic freedom and free speech at universities. Perhaps less...
- AUSTRALIAN HISTORIANS AND HISTORIOGRAPHY IN THE COURTROOM.
- CARTER HOLT HARVEY WOODPRODUCTS AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD. V. COMMONWEALTH: THE TRUE NATURE OF THE TRUSTEE'S RIGHT OF INDEMNITY.
- ADDRESSING THE VILIFICATION OF WOMEN: A FUNCTIONAL THEORY OF HARM AND IMPLICATIONS FOR LAW.
- The enforceability of arbitration clauses containing class action waivers: Will courts allow potential class members to waive goodbye to compensation?