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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 67 new and published books in the subject of Australian Law — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Excursions in the Law

    By Peter Heerey

    Published September 25th 2014 by Federation Press

  2. Annotated Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988

    Tenth Edition

    By John Oman Ballard, Peter Sutherland, Allan Anforth

    Published September 25th 2014 by Federation Press

  3. Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

    Law Reform and Society

    By Anna Carline, Patricia Easteal

    Arguing that law must be looked at holistically, this book investigates the ‘hidden gender’ of the so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Adopting an explicitly feminist perspective, it investigates how legal responses to violence...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Climate Change and Coastal Development Law in Australia

    By Bell Justine

    Climate change is anticipated to raise global sea levels, and also impact on the frequency and intensity of storm surge and erosion events. These events pose a serious threat to the Australian population, with many communities located in low-lying coastal areas. These events also give rise to a...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Federation Press

  5. The Law Affecting Valuation of Land in Australia

    5th Edition

    By Alan Hyam OAM

    Published August 29th 2014 by Federation Press

  6. Indigenous Peoples, Customary Law and Human Rights – Why Living Law Matters

    By Brendan Tobin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

    This highly original work demonstrates the fundamental role of customary law for the realization of Indigenous peoples’ human rights and for sound national and international legal governance. The book reviews the legal status of customary law and its relationship with positive and natural law from...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Non-Adversarial Justice

    Second Edition

    By Michael King, Arie Freiberg, Becky Batagol, Ross Hyams

    This book outlines key aspects of the use of non-adversarial practices in the Australian justice system with reference to similar developments in the United States, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom It examines in detail non-adversarial theories and practices such as therapeutic...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Federation Press

  8. Douglas and Jones's Administrative Law

    7th Edition

    By Roger Douglas, Michael Head

    Douglas and Jones is well established as a leading text on administrative law, a reliable book notable for its accessibility and contemporary perspective. The 7th edition, in which Roger Douglas is joined in authorship by Professor Michael Head, will maintain the reputation of its predecessors....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Federation Press

  9. Sir Charles Lilley

    Premier 1868-1870 and Second Chief Justice 1879-1893 of Queensland

    By J.M. Bennett

    J M Bennett's new biography shows the mercurial figure of Lilley to be one of the giants of colonial Australia, a politician who took on the squatter class and forced democratic reform, earning the enduring, virulent hatred of his opponents; a Chief Justice of brilliant calibre until his one...

    Published July 10th 2014 by Federation Press

  10. The Law Affecting Rent Review Determinations

    2nd Edition

    By Alan A. Hyam

    This new edition follows the same format as the previous, focusing on the determinations of rents upon reviews or renewals of leases of commercial and retail properties. It provides a detailed analysis of this narrow but complex area, in which the provisions of rent review clauses vary greatly from...

    Published July 10th 2014 by Federation Press