This free public seminar will involve a range of speakers discussing recent cases on the basic features, and limits, of the Australian regime for challenging administrative decisions, and trends which emerge from them.
About the speakers
- Professor Peta Spender, ANU Law School
on CNY17 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection  HCA 50 concerning whether there can be apprehended bias based on prejudicial but irrelevant material provided to a decision-maker.
- Geoffrey McCarthy, Presidential Member, ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal
on Frugtniet v ASIC  HCA 16 about the nature of merits review.
- Alice Kingsland, Counsel, Australian Government Solicitor
on Gloucester Resources Limited v Minister for Planning  NSWLEC 7 on the relevance of climate change to development applications.
- Cain Sibley, Partner, Clayton Utz
on materiality of errors in judicial review, considered in Hossain v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection  HCA 34 and Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v SZMTA  HCA 3.
The webinar is open to all members of the AIAL and to any interested members of the public.
Admission is free, but registration is required.