JCU Australia logo

Subject Search

LA3006 - Administrative Law

Credit points: 03
Year: 2018
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject examines the nature and scope of Commonwealth and State administrative decisions and the principles and procedures by which these decisions can be examined, reviewed and/or challenged. This will include: access to government information, including freedom of information, information privacy protection and whistleblowers; Ombudsman review; merits review, including Administrative Appeals Tribunal; judicial review under the general law and under statute; standing; and remedies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain key theories and concepts underpinning administrative law;
  • Analyse the methods of judicial and non-judicial review available at Commonwealth and State level;
  • Consider and apply complex political, social and cultural dynamics that influence the development of Australia's administrative law and appropriate reforms.
Prerequisites: LA2019 and LA2020

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 23-Aug-2018
Coordinator: Mr Jamie Fellows
Lecturers: Mr Jamie Fellows, Mr Simon Walker.
Contact hours:
  • 26 hours lectures - Lectures will be delivered face-to-face and by video-conference alternately, ie., every second week the lecture will be delivered face to face.
  • 12 hours tutorials
    Assessment: final exam (70%); on course (30%).

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
    Census Date 23-Aug-2018
    Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore, Mr Jamie Fellows
    Lecturers: Mr Peter Boulot, Mr Simon Walker.
    Contact hours:
    • 26 hours lectures - Lectures will be delivered face-to-face and by video-conference alternately, ie., every second week the lecture will be delivered face to face.
    • 12 hours tutorials
      Assessment: final exam (70%); on course (30%).

      Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.