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Flood levy inquiry starts

Date: 17 Feb 2011, Filed under: Constitutional Law, Local Government

The House of Representatives economics committee conducted its first public hearing on the proposed temporary flood reconstruction levy legislation...

New national regulator for not-for-profit sector: consultation paper released

Date: 21 Jan 2011, Filed under: Taxation law, Constitutional Law

On 21 January 2011, the Assistant Treasurer and the Minister for Social Inclusion, Tanya Plibersek, released a consultation paper on the design of ...

Government's "Stronger Super" package: contains SMSF proposals

Date: 10 Jan 2011, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Superannuation & Elder Law, Constitutional Law, Local Government

On 16 December 2010, the Government released a package of

Proposal to Reform the Senate Committee System

Date: 22 Jun 2006, Filed under: Administrative Law, Constitutional Law

The Government's Senate Leadership has announced that two new Senate committees would be established and unnecessary duplication between paired committees...

Angry civil union supporters take to ACT Legislative Assembly

Date: 20 Jun 2006, Filed under: Divorce, Children, Discrimination, Constitutional Law, Human Rights

The Civil Union Defence Coalition (CUDC) has announced that Canberran civil union supporters rallied on Monday, 19 June, to vent their anger at the Federal...

ASIC - Full federal court dismisses challenge to disciplinary board powers

Date: 23 May 2006, Filed under: Corporations Law, Commercial Litigation, Dispute Resolution, Administrative Law, Constitutional Law

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission announced that the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia dismissed applications by two Sydney...

AG - New report on the scope of judicial review

Date: 22 May 2006, Filed under: Dispute Resolution, Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Human Rights

Attorney-General Philip Ruddock has launched a report by the Administrative Review Council on the scope of judicial review on 19/05/2006 with the Chief...

Hicks agreement cannot legitimise military commission process, Law Council warns

Date: 12 May 2006, Filed under: Court Appearances, Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Defence law, Human Rights

The Law Council of Australia has warned that allowing Australian Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks to serve gaol time in Australia will do "nothing"...

Senate reports on anti-terror legislation

Date: 29 Nov 2005, Filed under: Court Appearances, Divorce, Administrative Law, Constitutional Law

The Senate Legal and Constitutional affairs committee has tabled its report into the Howard Government's Anti-Terrorism (No 2) Bill 2005. The committee,...


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