Australian Institute of Administrative Law

Limits on State and Territory tribunals after Burns v Corbett, a late afternoon seminar in Canberra

13 Feb


Speaker: Dr Anna Olijnyk

The High Court’s decision in Burns v Corbett [2018] HCA 15 given on 18 April 2018 had immediate practical consequences for State (and, perhaps, Territory) tribunals. This seminar will explain:

 How, and when, the decision affects State tribunals

 Whether it affects Territory tribunals

 What reform options State and Territory tribunals might pursue in response to the decision.

Anna Olijnyk is a lecturer at Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide. She teaches and researches in constitutional and administrative law.

Date: Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Time: 4.30pm

Place: Clayton Utz Level 10, 2 Phillip Law Street, Canberra

The seminar is open to all members of the AIAL and to any interested members of the public.

Admission is free, but registration is encouraged.

The seminar attracts 1 unit in the ACT mandatory continuing professional development scheme for lawyers.

Please send RSVPs to the email address below by 12pm on 11 February 2019.

Inquiries can be directed to the AIAL Secretariat on 02 6290 1505 or at

Seminar on Burns v Corbett in Canberra Seminar on Burns v Corbett in Canberra (338 KB)

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