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Freedom of Religion
The following decisions provide an interesting reflection on the tension between expression of religious views and the need for good rule and government: Attorney-General (SA) v Corporation of the City of Adelaide [2013] HCA 3 (27 February 2013)  (summary) Monis v The Queen [2013] HCA 4 (27 February 2013) (summary) Brisbane Barrister – David Cormack
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Williams v Commonwealth of Australia [2012] HCA 23 (20 June 2012) I refer you to the judgment summary and in particular the unanimous decision in respect of s.116 of the Constitution and the question of freedom of religion in the context of whether a school chaplain was an “office… under the Commonwealth”. The Financial Framework...
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Norton Rose Fulbright Authors Jacinta Studdert, Amelia Dixon-Weidner, Sarah Ralph, Nancy Mudditt, David Guthrie, Allison Hunt, Adrian Wong, Ben Allen, Hamish McNair, Adrian D’Amico, Nick Beresford-Wylie, Susan Rose, Ashley Tsacalos, Vince Sharma, Edward Campbell, Keith Redenbach, Vanessa Verzi Welcome to the March edition of the Public law report for 2012, which provides essential updates for...
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Williams v Commonwealth of Australia & Ors [2011] HCATrans 198 (9 August 2011) Williams v Commonwealth of Australia & Ors [2011] HCATrans 199 (10 August 2011) Williams v Commonwealth of Australia & Ors [2011] HCATrans 200 (11 August 2011) Brisbane Barrister – David Cormack
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