News

  • Monday 12 February 2018

    Melissa Crouch participates in workshop with the Myanmar Constitutional Tribunal in Naypyidaw on constitutional courts and constitutional interpretation in a federal system, seen here on Myanmar national television

  • Wednesday 7 February 2018

    The new edition of the Centre newsletter - with the latest on people, activities, project reports, publications and presentations - is out now and available here

  • Monday 5 February 2018

    George Williams writes in the Australian on fixing section 44 of the Constitution

  • Friday 2 February 2018

    We are pleased to welcome back James Lee, Reader at Kings College London, as a Centre Visitor with the Judiciary Project for the first half of 2018. To view James' profile click here

  • Monday 29 January 2018

    Melissa Crouch writes in The Interpreter on the state of constitutional reform in Myanmar

  • Wednesday 24 January 2018

    With pleasure, we welcome Dr Lisa Burton Crawford, who joins UNSW Law as Senior Lecturer. In addition to her role as Senior Lecturer, Lisa will be joining the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law as a Centre Member. To view Lisa's profile, click here.

  • Wednesday 13 December 2017

    Paul Kildea writes for UCL’s Constitution Unit Blog on the same-sex marriage postal survey

  • Monday 11 December 2017

    George Wiliams writes in the Sydney Morning Herald on section 44 of the Constitution

  • Wednesday 29 November 2017

    In a big November on the AUSPUBLAW blog: Anne Twomey on Wilkie, the same sex marriage survey case; Luke Beck on the lack of reasons in special leave cases; Anja Hilkemeijer on James Paterson’s discontinued Senate Bill about same sex marriage; Lynsey Blayden’s analysis of local council amalgamations in NSW; Julian R Murphy on Justice Edelman’s originalism; Shipra Chordia on structured proportionality after Brown v Tas; John Eldridge and Tim Matthews on the right to protest after Brown v Tas; and the November events roundup

  • Monday 27 November 2017

    The program for the 2018 Constitutional Law Conference is now out. Check the flyer and other details at our event page here. The early bird rate for General registration is available until 15 December,

    The Hon Justice Stephen Gageler AC will launch Australian Constitutional Values (Hart, 2018) edited by Rosalind Dixon, at the conclusion of the 2018 Constitutional Law Conference on 23 February. Free registration on Eventbrite. More details here.

  • Monday 27 November 2017

    Congratulations to Lisa Burton Crawford, awarded the 2016 Zines Prize for Excellence in Legal Research by the Federal Law Review. Lisa joins the Centre in the new year and will be speaking at the 2018 Constitutional Law Conference

  • Wednesday 22 November 2017

    George Williams writes in the Sydney Morning Herald on the protection of religious liberty in Australia

  • Wednesday 22 November 2017

    George Williams writes in the Sydney Morning Herald on the protection of religious liberty in Australia

  • Monday 16 October 2017

    Nicola McGarrity and George Williams make a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security on Review of the 'declared area' provision

  • Monday 16 October 2017

    Jessie Blackbourn, Andrew Lynch, Nicola McGarrity, Tamara Tulich and George Williams make a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security on Review of police stop, search and siezure powers, the control order regime and the preventative detention order regime

  • Wednesday 11 October 2017

    Gabrielle Appleby, Suzanne Le Mire, Andrew Lynch and Brian Opeskin, Temporary Judicial Officers in Australia: A Report Commissioned by the Judicial Conference of Australia (May 2017)

  • Wednesday 27 September 2017

    Registrations open to a seminar by Professor Niels Petersen on ‘Same-sex marriage: reflections on the German experience and how it compares to the Australian’

  • Wednesday 27 September 2017

    Registrations now open for the 2018 Public Law in the Classroom workshop. More information also available

  • Monday 18 September 2017

    Andrew Lynch discusses the release of parliamentary archives on the Lionel Murphy affair in The Conversation

  • Monday 4 September 2017

    Recently on the AUSPUBLAW blog: Peter Timmins on Australia’s commitment to open government reform;  AJ Brown on a general-purpose, stand-alone anti-corruption agency for Australia; Michael Maley on the 2017 Australian Marriage Law Postal Plebisurvey; Sarah Murray on Ad Hominem Parole Legislation and the High Court, plus the September public law events roundup

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