Dear Chair, I am writing to manifest my protest against the appalling behaviour of a member of your Joint Committee during yesterday’s public hearing. Mr Graham Perrett MP has treated me disrespectfully and discourteously. I demand an apology. Almost every […]
Attorney-General Christian Porter is seeking aggravated damages over a story written by journalist Louise Milligan, which was published on 26nd February and headlined: ‘Scott Morrison, senators and AFP told of historical rape allegation against Cabinet Minister’.
You are cordially invited to the Celebration of Life service for The Hon. Justice John Gilmour QC this Thursday, 11th February 2021, at 10 am. The service will be held at St George’s Anglican Cathedral and there will be a […]
Gabriël A. Moens AM is Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Queensland. As he was confined to his home office, he found time to look at his previous works which go back about four decades. To our great […]
“I most certainly am interested in this very important vision of the Sheridan Law School”. – The Hon. John Gilmour QC We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of the Hon John Gilmour QC. A humble person with […]
The first federal states emerged via the coming together of a number of established polities that wished to preserve their separate identities and to some extent their autonomy. Some features are common to most, if not all, federal systems: distribution of power between central and local governments; a written and rigid constitution; an independent and impartial umpire to decide on disputes between these levels of government; and representation of regional views within the central government.
The Joint Select Committee on Australia’s Family Law System was appointed by resolution of the Senate on 18 September 2019 and resolution of the House of Representatives on 19 September 2019. The terms of reference of the committee’s inquiry explicitly require the committee to consider the present operation of the family law system in Australia.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has joined Australia’s National Cabinet to contribute to the discussions about the Covid-19 response. Prime Minister Scott Morrison was delighted to invite his New Zealand counterpart to attend the meeting with all Australian states, territory premiers and chief ministers.
As Brazilians rightly celebrate the 56th anniversary of the military intervention that saved their country from a communist takeover, which would result in the inevitable loss of countless innocent lives, I think it is most appropriate to explain the context by which the army officers were called by the people to depose a highly unpopular, leftist political ruler. What follows is an account of the most important events surrounding that momentous event in the constitutional history of Brazil.
While the Australian Prime Minister appears to take some pleasure in exercising his newly-acquired dictatorial powers, the President of Brazil is presently engaged in a bold and courageous fight for democracy and the fundamental rights of his people.