1 x 2-hour workshop weekly
1 x 1-hour on-line lecture weekly
1 Admission into BLAWLPR-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice
1a Admission into BLAWLPRG-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Graduate Entry)
1b Admission into BLAWLPRH-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours)
1c Admission into BLAWLPRGH-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Graduate Entry) (Honours)
1d Admission into BLAWSH-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
1e Admission into BLAWS-Bachelor of Laws
1f Admission into BLLAW-Bachelor of Laws
1g Admission into BLLAWH-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
1h Admission into BLLAWFP-Bachelor of Laws - City Campus
1i Admission into BLLAWHFP-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) - City Campus
1j Admission into CLAWBU-Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business - City Campus
1k Admission into CLAWIR-Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Relations and Political Science - City Campus
1l Admission into CLAWIT-Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Information Technology - City Campus
1m Admission into CLAWAC-Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Accounting - City Campus
1n Admission into CLAWCR-Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Criminology - City Campus
1o Admission into CLAWHIR-B Laws (Hons)/B Intl Relations and Political Science
1p Admission into CLAWHIT-B Laws (Hons)/B Information Technology
1q Admission into CLAWHAC-B Laws (Hons)/B Accounting
1r Admission into CLAWHCR-B Laws (Hons)/B Criminology
1s Admission into CLAWHBU-B Laws (Hons)/B Business
2 1 of LLAW1311, LLAW1213
3 1 of LLAW1312, LLAW1211
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m or 1n or 1o or 1p or 1q or 1r or 1s) and 2 and 3)
Enrolment not permitted
1 of LLAW2213, LLAW2223 has been successfully completed
Assignment(s), Examination(s), Oral, Test(s)
Topic description
This topic will examine principles of Australian administrative law in both State and Commonwealth jurisdictions. Issues to be covered will include judicial review of administrative action in Federal and State courts, including common law and legislative frameworks, standing, reviewability, grounds of review, and remedies. The topic will also address current issues in non-judicial or merits review, including the tribunal systems, freedom of information, and the Ombudsman, in both State and Commonwealth jurisdictions.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • Provide students with knowledge about the context and the principles of Australian administrative law at both a State and Commonwealth level

  • Provide students with an opportunity to apply these principles and formulate and evaluate solutions to Australian administrative law issues and problems.
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be expected to be able to:

  1. Identify the foundations, context, and principles of Australian administrative law at both a State and Commonwealth level

  2. Apply common law and legislative principles to administrative law problems in merits review and judicial review, in order to formulate a response and discuss its efficacy

  3. Communicate in ways that are effective, appropriate and persuasive for legal and non-legal audiences

  4. Be able to apply the appropriate legal conventions in their writing, including proper citation method.