Australia has had just three national plebiscites: two on conscription of troops during the first world war, and a 1977 vote on the national anthem. It seems likely parliament will need to pass the framework legislation for any marriage plebiscite.
The ANU-Alabama Joint Summer Program started as the brainchild of two mates and has grown to become one of the most sought after law student exchanges.
In less than 24 hours, Papua New Guineans will know the fate of Prime Minister Peter O’Neill when the national parliament sits for a vote of no-confidence. Bal Kama explores the three possible scenarios.
ANU College of Law alumnus, the Hon. Justice Alan Robertson of the Federal Court, has been appointed to the Australian Competition Tribunal.
One of Australia’s most pre-eminent judges, High Court Justice the Honourable Justice Stephen Gageler, has highlighted the importance and long-term value of the research produced by Australian legal academics.
Three ANU law students have won the opportunity to spend their holiday break studying with academics from the ANU College of Law through the Summer Research Scholarship.
Recent investigations into the alleged actions of Mal Brough have led some to suggest that “Westminster tradition” demands he step aside. But ANU Law expert Ryan Goss asks what does “Westminster tradition” mean in Australia, and how does ministerial responsibility work?
High Court Justice the Honourable Stephen Gageler has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by ANU for his contribution to public service and the practice of law.
New revelations surrounding the lead-up to the Whitlam government’s dismissal in 1975 emphasise the ongoing significance of the events of four decades ago to politics today.
The 6th edition of Professor Leslie Zines’ classic work, The High Court and the Constitution, has now been published by Federation Press, a year after Professor Zines’ passing.