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Administrative law

LAWS3002 - Administrative law

Administrative law is concerned with the operation of government and the principles of sound public administration and decision-making. It includes Parliament, the Executive, statutory tribunals and semi-governmental organisations. The course covers major aspects of both Merits Review and Judicial Review at the Commonwealth and State level and the growth of public enquiries.

About this guide

This guide was created by a librarian and contains some key resources you can refer to throughout the administrative law course.

Secondary sources

Legal encyclopedias are a useful starting place to begin your research. They identify key legal principles and will refer to relevant cases and legislation. Heavily footnoted, you can follow the links to other relevant sources.

Halsbury's Laws of Australia (Lexis Advance)

10. Administrative Law

The Laws of Australia (Westlaw)

2. Administrative Law


Reported Judgements

Unreported judgements

Case citators