Anthony John Murphy and Another(Plaintiffs) v Electoral Commissioner and Another

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
JudgeFrench CJ,Bell J.,Kiefel J.,Gageler J.,Keane J.,Nettle J.,Gordon J.
Judgment Date05 September 2016
Neutral Citation[2016] HCA 36
Date05 September 2016
Docket NumberM247/2015
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11 cases
  • Clubb v Edwards
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 10 April 2019
    ...New South Wales (2015) 257 CLR 178 at 213 [68]; [2015] HCA 34; Murphy v Electoral Commissioner (2016) 261 CLR 28 at 52 [37], 60–61 [62]; [2016] HCA 36. 110 Jacobs, “The Successor Books to ‘The Province and Function of Law' – Lawyers' Reasonings: Some Extra-judicial Reflections” (1967) 5 Syd......
  • Athavle v State of New South Wales
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • 3 September 2021
    ...French CJ in Corporation of the City of Adelaide at [48]-[50] and the cases cited therein). 120 In Murphy v Electoral Commissioner [2016] HCA 36; 261 CLR 28, Kiefel J said at [65] (footnotes omitted and emphasis The aim of any testing for proportionality is to ascertain the rationality and ......
  • Spence v Queensland
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 15 May 2019
    ...220; Langer v The Commonwealth (1996) 186 CLR 302 at 317; [1996] HCA 43; Murphy v Electoral Commissioner (2016) 261 CLR 28 at 113 [262]; [2016] HCA 36. See also R v Brisbane Licensing Court; Ex parte Daniell (1920) 28 CLR 23 at 31, 32; Attorney-General (Cth); Ex rel McKinlay v The Commonwea......
  • Unions NSW v New South Wales
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 29 January 2019
    ...Sometimes 168, perhaps often, the need at 81 [156], 86–87 [178] per Keane J, 106 [243] per Nettle J, 113–114 [262]–[264] per Gordon J; [2016] HCA 36; Brown (2017) 261 CLR 328 at 420 [286] per Nettle J. for a limit on electoral expenditure or other legislative measure which burdens the impli......
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1 firm's commentaries
  • Queensland Government Bulletin - 14 September 2016
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 21 September 2016
    ...a defect - where Tribunal determines loss of soil is consequential loss subject to direction to remedy. Murphy v Electoral Commissioner [2016] HCA 36 Constitutional law (Cth) - Legislative power - Franchise - Power of Parliament to regulate exercise of entitlement to enrol to vote - Provisi......
3 books & journal articles
  • The 2017 Winterton Lecture. Sir Owen Dixon Today
    • Australia
    • University of Western Australia Law Review Nbr. 43-1, January 2018
    • 1 January 2018
    ...Australian Electoral Officer for South Australia (2016) 90 ALJR 639, [2016] HCA 20; Murphy v Electoral Commissioner (2016) 90 ALJR 1027; [2016] HCA 36. 4 The Commonwealth v The Australian Capital Territory (2013) 250 CLR 441; [2013] HCA 55. 5 Citizens United v Federal Election Commission 55......
  • Whistleblowing, National Security and the Constitutional Freedom of Political Communication
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 46-3, September 2018
    • 1 September 2018
    ...‘Proportionality and McCloy v New South Wales: Close but Not Quite?’ on AUSPUBLAW, Australian Public Law Blog (1 March 2016) . 111 [2016] HCA 36. 2018 Whistleblowing, National Security and the Constitutional Freedom of Political Communication 361 ____________________________________________......
  • A Proportionate Burden: Revisiting the Constitutionality of Optional Preferential Voting
    • Australia
    • University of Western Australia Law Review Nbr. 42-1, May 2017
    • 1 May 2017
    ...v Australian Electoral Officer (Qld) (1999) 165 ALR 147 (‘Ditchburn’). 18(2007) 233 CLR 162 (‘Roach’). 19(2010) 243 CLR 1 (‘Rowe’). 20[2016] HCA 36 (5 September 2016) (‘Murphy’). 2017] A Proportionate Burden 61 not succeed if put to the Court today, optional preferential voting being a meas......

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