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Legal Responses to Climate Change

The challenges of climate change pose problems requiring new and innovative legal responses by legal practitioners, government officials and corporate officers. This book addresses a broad range of topic areas where climate change has impact and systematically analyses the key legal responses to climate change, both at the international level and within Australia at federal, State and local levels. In …

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Law of International Business in Australasia

The revised and updated second edition of Law of International Business in Australasia has been written by Vivienne Bath and Gabriël Moens, with significant contributions from Luca Castellani. It deals with the core topics of international business transactions, including international sales contracts, international commercial terms, carriage of goods by sea, land and air, international investment and intellectual property, regulation of …

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Innovation and Venture Capital Law and Policy

Innovation and Venture Capital Law and Policy examines the Australian innovation system, focusing on the broad range of government programs that have been introduced over the years to foster innovation and encourage venture capital investment in entrepreneurial start-up and early stage companies. It discusses the importance of innovation to a country’s economic growth and the critical role that venture capital …

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The Book of the Board

The Book of the Board has become Australia’s standard reference book for board and committee members of non-profit organisations. It provides clear guidance on the role of the board, formal and legal responsibilities, and the ways in which the board can maximise its effectiveness for the organisation. Much is changing in the non-profit world, and this third edition of the …

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Nature’s Gifts

In 1890, the famous American economist and social reformer, Henry George, arrived in Australia to begin a controversial 98-day public lecture tour. Following the international publicity generated by his book Progress and Poverty, with its challenges to conventional economics, he had made several lecture tours in Britain, attracting immense audiences. In Australia he visited 34 cities and towns and continued …

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Indigenous Australians, Social Justice and Legal Reform

“Elliott Johnston was a most unusual lawyer…Coming generations of lawyers can be encouraged to reflect upon the causes of justice and equality that he so powerfully espoused.” – The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG Twenty-five years after Elliott Johnston’s thorough and prescient Report on the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, juvenile justice, freedom of speech, racial discrimination, human …

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Tom Hughes QC

Jiawei Shen (b.1948, China, from 1989, Australia)Tom Hughes QC2004Oil on canvas, 167 x 167 cmCollection of New South Wales Bar AssociationPurchased 2004© Jiawei Shen _____________________________________ For more than thirty years, Tom Hughes, a scion of a notable Sydney family of high achievers, was one of Australia’s top barristers, renowned, respected and sometimes feared for his dominating presence in the courtroom. …

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Australian Anti-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity Law

This new edition of Australia’s most comprehensive book on anti-discrimination law has been fully revised and updated, re-written and reformatted to enhance its accessibility. It continues to offer both a substantial text for a specialist audience, and a powerful critique of anti-discrimination law in Australia. The authors support their analysis and explanation of legislation and case law with carefully selected …

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Adjudication on the Gold Fields in New South Wales and Victoria in the 19th Century

Cedric Flower (Australia, b.1920, d.2000) Holtermann Before 1980 oil on board, 30 x 37 cm Private collection of John Perry Hamilton, Sydney Purchased 2004 Photo: Rebecca Shanahan © Katy Horan, Estate of Nicholas Charles Stapleton _____________________________________ This book deals with the inception and development of adjudication systems on the gold fields in New South Wales and Victoria in the 19th …

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A History of Australian Legal Education

A History of Australian Legal Education examines the history and development of legal education in Australia by tracing the establishment of university law schools and other forms of legal education in the States and Territories from the time of European settlement in 1788 to the present day. While early Australian legal education was founded on historic practices adopted in England …

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The Rule of Law

The rule of law is acknowledged worldwide as central to good governance. Yet there often appears a huge gap between theory and practice, the acknowledgement no more than lip service. Where are the gaps? What are the problems? What is meant by ‘the rule of law’? This book brings together the views of an extraordinary range of well-known authors. It …

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Admiralty Jurisdiction: Law and Practice

This previously published work related to Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong. This fourth edition now relates to Malaysia as well. It is a comprehensive account of admiralty jurisdiction – law and practice – in all such jurisdictions. Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia are all major world maritime trade centres. This book deals, in an up to date fashion …

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Government Contracts

Government Contracts 6th edition is the new edition of a work that has now been in existence for some twenty-one years. It is Australia’s definitive legal text on all levels of government contracting. It focuses on the legal issues that may arise in connection with government contracts and which have no parallel in the private sector. It explains the law …

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Australia as a Good International Citizen

From time to time, politicians describe Australia as a “good international citizen”. But what does this mean, exactly? What constitutes good international citizenship? And does Australia really qualify as a good international citizen? This book attempts to answer these questions. Very little has been written about good international citizenship. Most of the limited literature is by international relations scholars and …

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Zahra and Arden’s Drug Laws in New South Wales

Judge Peter Zahra SC is joined in authorship of this renowned, comprehensive book by Courtney Young, solicitor and lecturer at UNSW where she was the University Medallist in Law. The new edition is broken down into three parts. The first, Substantive Offences, has four chapters: Offences and Penalties – Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985; Conspiracy; Commonwealth Narcotic offences; and …

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Veterans’ Entitlements and Military Compensation Law

Ben Quilty Troy Park, after Afghanistan 2012 Oil on linen 190 x 140 cm Australian War Memorial, Canberra Collection of the artist © Ben Quilty ______________________________________ This is the only book devoted to the law on veterans’ entitlements and military compensation in Australia. The book comprehensively annotates the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (VEA) and, in this third edition, for the …

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Uniform Evidence Law

Cover artwork: Order In The Court Reproduced with permission of the artist © Anthony R Falbo www.falboart.com The third edition of Uniform Evidence Law: Text and Essential Cases continues the style of integrated discussion of evidence law from the earlier editions of this work resulting in a seamless synthesis and analysis of this significant area of law and practice. A …

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Tribunals in the Common Law World

Tribunals are a flexible method of adjudication that hear disputes between citizens and by citizens against government. They come in diverse forms, and their adjudications far outnumber those of courts. For most people, tribunals are the face of justice. Increasing attention is being paid to tribunal procedures, what decisions they can make, and who are appointed as tribunal members. This …

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The Varieties of Restitution

Over the past decade, the High Court has repeatedly rejected the notion that there is a unifying principle of unjust enrichment at the plaintiff’s expense, in contrast to the position in the UK. This book provides a vigorous and sustained justification for the Australian position, and demonstrates that the law in the UK has generated more fictions than it was …

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The Trial

Brett Whiteley (Australia; England, b.1939, d.1992)Hyena: no. 6 from the series My relationship between screen printing and Regents Park Zoo between June and August 1965 (detail)(1965)two-colour screenprint, printed on paper, 76.1 x 60 cmArt Gallery of New South WalesPurchased 1965Photo: AGNSW© Wendy Whiteley______________________________________ Written by leading evidence law scholars, combined with practitioner contribution, The Trial examines procedural and evidentiary law …

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The Statutory Foundations of Negligence

This work explains how statutes underpin and inform the whole of the law of negligence. Although the civil liability legislation has highlighted the foundational role of statutes, in truth this has been the case for many decades. The book shows how throughout the entirety of the law of negligence – including duty, breach, causation, contributory negligence, statutory contribution, proportionate liability …

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The Principle of Legality in Australia and New Zealand

In this age of statutes and human rights the common law principle of legality has assumed a central importance. The principle holds that unless Parliament makes unmistakably clear its intention to curtail or abrogate a common law right, freedom or principle, the courts will not construe a statute as having that operation. As Lord Hoffmann famously observed, this “means that …

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The Law of Tribunals

This is a practical book about the law governing practice and procedure in Tribunals with annotations on the Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2013 (NSW). Tribunals exercise administrative, curial and inquisitorial powers and are playing a greater role in the administration of justice in Australia for resolving administrative and civil disputes than ever before. This has resulted in the consolidation …

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