The Australian Institute of Administrative Law Inc awards an AIAL National Essay Prize in Administrative Law every two years.
The next prize will be awarded in 2013.
A prize of $2,000 will be awarded to the author of an essay displaying original thinking on a topic of the author's choice relating to administrative law.
The closing date for submission of essays will be 24 May 2013.
The rules for the 2013 Prize are set out in the PDF.
The 2011 National Essay Prize was won by Maya Narayan with an essay entitled “Creature of Statute, Beast of Burden:
The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the Heavy Lifting of Human Rights”. The essay was published in
AIAL Forum No.66.
The 2009 National Essay Prize was won by Tristan Robinson with an essay entitled “Federal FOI Reform and Media
Access to Government Information: A Transparency Revolution or Just a Better Foothold?”. The essay was published
in AIAL Forum No.62.