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In this Analysis Lowy Institute Melanesia Program Director, Jenny Hayward-Jones, argues that Australia’s massive expenditure of $2.6 billion on the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) was a high price to pay for restoring stability in a small country. She argues...
Bail enables a person in custody who is charged with a criminal offence to be released from custody on the condition that he or she undertakes to appear in court and observe any specified conditions. Bail laws attempt to strike the right balance between not...
This background note focuses on citizenship within the context of Commonwealth legislation and does not attempt an analysis of the meaning of Australian citizenship or different theories of citizenship.
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This Background Note focuses on citizenship within the context of Commonwealth legislation and does not attempt an analysis of the meaning of Australian citizenship or different theories of citizenship.
The key concern of Richard Mitchell and Anthony O'Donnell in this paper is how statutory labour law in Britain and Australia is being reconstructed in the light of the 'partnership' idea.
"This necessarily entails some examination of contrasting notions of partnership: which understanding of...
This study examines ten years of Women, Business and the Law data through an index structured around the economic decisions women make as they go through different stages of their working lives. It provides insight into how women’s employment and entrepreneurship choices are affected by...
This report explores young people's participation in economic, political and community life around the world.
In this e-brief Sue Harris-Rimmer summarises recent developments and key issues in legal debates about refugee and immigration law in Australia. She provides links to web sites and material covering reports, case law, inquiries and legislation.
This background note provides a snap-shot of significant developments in Australian refugee law and policy under Labor’s first term in office.
It begins by providing a chronology of key events from November 2007, when the ALP won the 2007 federal election to July 2010,...
This background note provides a snap-shot of significant developments in refugee law and policy during the period September 2010 to the end of December 2011.
On 14 September 2010, Julia Gillard was re-sworn in as Australia’s 27th Prime Minister following the 21 August 2010...