The Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law works with partners on projects designed to produce leading scholarship and raise community awareness in public law including administrative and constitutional law and related areas involving reform of the legal system including human rights, indigenous legal issues and electoral law. Our past and present partners include:

Gilbert + Tobin

Gilbert + Tobin is a premier Australian law firm and principal sponsors of the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law.

Australian Association of Constitutional Law

The Australian Association of Constitutional Law continues a long association with the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law. through their sponsorship of  the Centre's annual Constitutional Law Conference and our participation in the annual seminar series run by the NSW Chapter. The AACL and the Centre co-host what has become an annual event: the Final Courts Roundup, a seminar that provides an outline of recent constitutional developments in several overseas jurisdictions that are of key interest to Australian constitutional lawyers.

Electoral Council of Australia

The Electoral Council of Australia and New Zealand is a consultative council of Electoral Commissioners from the electoral authorities of the Commonwealth, States and Territories of Australia as well as the New Zealand Electoral Commission.

National Archives of Australia

The National Archives of Australia in conjunction with the Centre co-hosted a forum on freedom of speech and the Australian constitution on 7 July 2014. This forum featured five panellists (George Williams, Kirstie Parker, Tim Wilson, Louise Allen, Alec Coles), with audience contributions, moderated by Paul Barclay from ABC Radio National’s Big Ideas.

National Congress of Australia's First Peoples

The National Congress of Australia's First Peoples was established to be as a national leader and advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It is an independent, not-for-profit company limited by guarantee that was incorporated in April 2010. The organisation is based in the Sydney suburb of Redfern and has a membership representing all states and territories.

The purposes of the Congress include to:

  • provide national leadership and recognition of the status and of the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as First Nations peoples; protect and advance the wellbeing and rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities; and
  • provide a representative voice of, and a conduit for communications with and between, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Public Interest Advocacy Centre

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre is an independent, non-profit legal and policy centre focusing on public interest matters which affect people as citizens, consumers or members of communities.

Reconciliation Australia

Reconciliation Australia is a non-government, not-for-profit foundation established in January 2001 to provide a continuing national focus for reconciliation and to work with business, government and individual Australians to bring about change.

Australian Human Rights Centre

The Australian Human Rights Centre is an inter-disciplinary research and teaching institute based in the Faculty of Law at the University of New South Wales. Established in 1986, the AHRC aims to increase public awareness about human rights procedures, standards and issues within Australia and the international community.

Indigenous Law Centre

The Indigenous Law Centre was established in 1981 to develop and coordinate research, teaching and information services in the multi-disciplinary area of Indigenous peoples and the law.