Until recently, Australia was immersed in a national debate on whether to adopt a Bill of Rights. My job is to take a step back and to assess whether, given the Rudd government’s decision not to proceed with such a law, there is life yet in the idea.
I will cover: 1. A snapshot of the Bill of Rights debate to the current day. 2. Has the debate reached the end of the road? 3. If not, what might come next?
Human Rights Law
Date of this Version
George Williams, "The Future of the Australian bill of Rights Debate" (October 2010). University of New South Wales Faculty of Law Research Series 2010. Working Paper 39.