Freedom of Speech.

Justice Julian Knowles 14 February 2020 full judgement in the case of Miller vs College of Policing and Chief Constable of Humberside   “Free speech includes not only the inoffensive but the irritating, the contentious, the eccentric, the heretical, the unwelcome and the provocative … Freedom only to speak inoffensively is not worth having … Read More …

Royal Assent

The Constitution provides that on the presentation of proposed laws for assent, the Governor-General declares, according to his discretion but subject to the Constitution, that he assents in the Queen’s name, or that he withholds assent, or that he reserves assent for the Queen’s pleasure, or he may recommend amendments. Before assenting, the Governor-General formally receives Read More …

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE ROYAL PREROGATIVE AND STATUTE IN AUSTRALIA

The boundaries of the prerogative and the limits on its application are notoriously difficult to determine. But there is an uncertainty surrounding the existence and scope of prerogative powers, their potentially coercive application and their partial abrogation or regulation by legislation. Prerogative powers find their basis in historical usage. One significant consequence is that they cannot Read More …

The Great Taking

The Great Taking, a book written about the scheme of central bankers to subjugate humanity by taking all securities, bank deposits, and property financed with debt. 136 pages.       If you can spare a few dollars for the creators of this website to continue their research to bring you more great content, any Read More …

LAW AND BORDER – WHO HAS THE POWER TO CONTROL MOVEMENT ACROSS STATE BORDERS?

The Constitution says that ‘intercourse among the States … shall be absolutely free’. When the Commonwealth tried to stop Dulcie Johnson crossing state borders to see her fiancé one last time before he headed off to war in World War II, it failed. When Western Australia closed its border to Clive Palmer during the COVID Read More …

Receiving the Final Report of the Referendum Council: a challenge for public law

Anna Yeatman Professor, Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University Introduction This submission is a slightly changed version of a presentation to “Taking a rightful place in our own country”: Indigenous self-determination and the Australian people, a collaboration between the Whitlam Institute within Western Sydney University and Nura Gili, University of New South Wales, Read More …

Is the Voice referendum in conflict with The International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination?

Entry into force: 4 January 1969, in accordance with Article 19 RACIAL DISCRIMINATION ACT 1975 No. 52, 1975 – SCHEDULE The States Parties to this Convention, Considering that the Charter of the United Nations is based on the principles of the dignity and equality inherent in all human beings, and that all Member States have Read More …