• High Court strikes down Minister's decision to cap permanent visas for refugees Posted 25/06/2014 by Elibritt Karlsen corgarashu/Shutterstock.com On 20 June 2014 the High Court unanimously upheld separate challenges by two asylum seekers who questioned the ability of the Minister to limit or cap the number of protection visas that
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  • The Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013—consequential amendments Posted 25/06/2014 by Philip Hamilton Dave Dugdale from Superior, USA/Wikimedia Commons Background On 1 July 2014, the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (the PGPA Act) will implement a new financial management framework for the Commonwealth and Commonwealth entities by
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  • RESEARCH PAPER SERIES, 2013-14 24 JUNE 2014 Australia’s female political leaders: a quick guide Dr Joy McCann Politics and Public Administration Introduction This Quick Guide draws together information about women who have held leadership positions in Australia from Federation to May 2014. It includes vice-regal appointments, presiding officers, government, opposition
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  • World Refugee Day 2014 - highest levels of displacement since World War II Posted 20/06/2014 by Janet Phillips ZouZou/shutterstock.com On World Refugee Day, celebrated on 20 June each year, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reports on global displacement trends based on data collected from the previous calendar
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  • WTO rules Chinese rare earth minerals export limits breach the GATT 1994 Posted 19/06/2014 by Jaan Murphy In March 2014 a Panel established by the Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that export controls on rare earth mineral put in place by China contravened the General
    Date: 19/06/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/3231438 - Source: FlagPost - Author: MURPHY, Jaan

  • Posted 19/06/2014 by Moira Coombs Phillip Minnis/Shutterstock.com Keeping Australian-made flags flying On 6 March 2014, Senators John Madigan and Nick Xenophon introduced the Flags Amendment Bill 2014—a private senators’ Bill—into the Senate. The Bill proposes to amend the Flags Act 1953 (the Act) to ensure that the Commonwealth only uses
    Date: 19/06/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/3256038 - Source: FlagPost - Author: COOMBS, Moira

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    Date: 18/06/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/3229219 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: KLAPDOR, Michael

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  • High Court gets another chance to have the final word on regional processing Posted 18/06/2014 by Elibritt Karlsen On 18 June 2014, the High Court unanimously ruled that the statutory scheme under which Papua New Guinea (PNG) was designated as a regional processing country is constitutionally valid. This FlagPost examines
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    Date: 17/06/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/3205015 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: HOLMES, Brenton

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    Date: 17/06/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/3228273 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: DOSSOR, Robert

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    Date: 16/06/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/3227189 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: ST JOHN, Alexander

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