Australian Institute of Administrative Law (AIAL) and Centre for International & Public Law (CIPL)
The boundaries of administrative law – some recent cases
This free public seminar will involve a range of speakers discussing recent cases on the basic features, and limits, of the Australian regime for challenging administrative decisions, and trends which emerge from them.
Professor James Stellios, ANU College of Law on Chief of Defence Force v Gaynor  FCAFC 41 which considered whether termination of an officer of the ADF for use of social media is consistent with the freedom of political communication.
Associate Professor Leighton McDonald, ANU College of Law on Graham v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection  HCA 33 concerning the validity of a prohibition on disclosure of information to a court.
Kristy Katavic, Barrister, Blackburn Chambers on Legal Practitioner P1 v ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal  ACTSC 173 which considered whether a requirement was procedural and the Tribunal could therefore order that failure to comply be disregarded.
Cain Sibley, Partner, Clayton Utz on Forrest & Forrest Pty Ltd v Wilson  HCA 30 concerning whether compliance with requirements for granting exclusive mining rights was essential.
Robert Orr QC, Special Counsel, Australian Government Solicitor on Plaintiff S195/2016 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection  HCA 31 which considered whether Commonwealth executive power extends to actions which breach the laws of foreign countries.
25 October 2017 5.30 – 7.00 pm
Law Theatre, ANU College of Law, 5 Fellows Road The Australian National University
Parking: There should be ample parking after 5.00pm near the Law Theatre. However, it might be prudent to arrive for the event 10-15 minutes ahead of the scheduled commencement time. There is no charge for parking after 5.00pm. More detail on parking options can be found on the ANU’s parking map.
Further information: CIPL: firstname.lastname@example.org and https://law.anu.edu.au/research/cipl AIAL: 02 6290 1505 and email@example.com and www.aial.org.au