You Don't Always Get What You Pay For: No Bill of Rights for Australia

New Zealand Universities Law Review, Vol. 24, p. 179, December 2010

18 Pages Posted: 25 May 2011

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James Allan

The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law

Date Written: May, 24 2011

Abstract

The author examines the failed very recent attempt to enact a national statutory bill of rights in Australia. He examines the politics of the attempt and also argues why the defeat of this attempt to enact a bill of rights was a good outcome for Australia.

Keywords: bill of rights, Australia, human rights, failed attempt to enact one

Suggested Citation

Allan, James, You Don't Always Get What You Pay For: No Bill of Rights for Australia (May, 24 2011). New Zealand Universities Law Review, Vol. 24, p. 179, December 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1851128

James Allan (Contact Author)

The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law ( email )

The University of Queensland
St Lucia
4072 Brisbane, Queensland 4072
Australia

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