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Call for papers by 14 February for 2020 National Conference on 16 and 17 July

23 Dec

CALL FOR PAPERS AND SAVE THE DATE


Administrative Law on the Edge

Thursday 16 and Friday 17 July 2020

RACV City Club 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne Victoria

The AIAL National Administrative Law Conference is Australia’s pre-eminent administrative law conference, having been held each year since 1991.

The aim of the Conference is to provide those involved or interested in Australian administrative law with the opportunity to discuss contemporary issues, share practical experiences and consider future developments. The 2020 Conference will be hosted by the Victorian Chapter of the Institute.

THE 2020 NATIONAL CONFERENCE THEME


It is proposed that the overarching theme for the 2020 AIAL National Administrative Law Conference will be Administrative Law on the Edge.

At this conference we intend to explore the many-faceted ‘edges’ of administrative law. We particularly note the following relevant sub-themes:
 intersecting areas of law and other areas of knowledge, for example, the law of interpretation and constitutional law  the nature of any 'boundary lines' of administrative law  the metes and bounds of jurisdictional error  the capacity of civil and administrative tribunals to deliver administrative justice, having regard to the original intent of providing fast, low cost efficient reviews  the scope to challenge the exercise of non-statutory executive power  whether the performance of government functions that are ‘outsourced’ is outside administrative law bounds  the scope to challenge automated ‘decision-making’.

The Institute encourages contributions on these sub-themes, but is also interested in finding space for those with other perspectives or ideas on the Conference theme.

The Conference will provide a stimulating mixture of activities, combining practical sessions with reflective and thought-provoking presentations. The Conference will canvass administrative law in the Commonwealth, States and Territories.

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Institute calls for proposed papers on the 2020 theme for presentation at the Conference.

Please send written proposals (containing a title and a brief outline of the proposal) by Friday 14 February 2020 by email to: aial@commercemgt.com.au or by post to: AIAL, PO Box 83, Deakin West ACT 2600.


PUBLICATION OF PAPERS

Conference speakers will be asked to prepare written papers, which will be made available to those attending the Conference. Selected papers may also be published in the Institute’s journal, AIAL Forum. If requested by the contributor, submissions to the Forum may be refereed.

CONFERENCE VENUE

The 2020 National Administrative Law Conference will commence at 1.00 pm on Thursday 16 July 2020 and conclude at 4.15 pm on Friday 17 July 2020. All Conference sessions will be held at the RACV City Club.

ADJUNCT MEETINGS AND CONFERENCE DISPLAYS

The 2020 Conference will be attended by a diverse audience of practitioners, academics, policymakers and decision-makers. Please contact the Conference organisers for assistance in planning an adjunct meeting or to discuss a Conference display.

CONTACT DETAILS

For enquiries about the program or to discuss a possible paper, please contact:

 AIAL Victorian Chapter sub-committee:  Emma Turner: ETurner@rk.com.au  Associate Professor Jeffrey Barnes: J.Barnes@latrobe.edu.au  Dr Maria O’Sullivan: maria.osullivan@monash.edu

 Sue Hart, AIAL Business Manager AIAL Secretariat (E: aial@commercemgt.com.au; T: 02 6290 1505)

 

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