Living the Law – Legal Studies Day

Jackie Charles, our Education Manager has the pleasure of speaking to 260 Legal Studies students from Toowoomba, The Darling Downs and beyond at the University of Southern Queensland on Friday the 9th of February.

The Rule of Law Update can be downloaded below and includes discussion of the ‘Section 44’ Constitutional issue, and Section 501 of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth), ‘The Character Test’ , including the recent High Court decision in Falzon v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2018] HCA 2. Discussion of the important role of Royal Commissions in upholding the separation of powers and judicial independence is included with an emphasis on  the findings of the  Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children and Young People in the Northern Territory.

Download the PDF of the Living the Law Presentation