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Margaret McKerchar appointed Head of the Australian School of Taxation

Associate Professor Margaret McKerchar

Associate Professor Margaret McKerchar has been appointed Head of the Australian School of Taxation (Atax) in the Faculty of Law, from 1 July 2009.

A/Professor McKerchar replaces Professor Neil Warren as Head of School, a position which he has held since 2006. During this time Atax's international reputation for excellence in tax education and research has continued to strengthen.

As an experienced researcher and NSW President of CPA Australia for 2009, A/Professor McKerchar brings considerable expertise to her new position and looks forward to the challenges ahead.

The Faculty of Law congratulates Margaret McKerchar on her appointment.

German law points way in our own rights debate

Chris Michaelsen, Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, Faculty of Law, UNSW. Canberra Times, 22 May 2009, p.13

Does Australia Need a Human Rights Act?

Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser

Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser will take part in an open community forum at UNSW on Monday, 1 June to discuss the need for human rights protections in Australia.

Australia is the only liberal democracy without a Human Rights Act. The Federal Government is currently wrapping up a national consultation process on the need for such protection in the form of a Bill of Rights. The deadline for submissions is 15 June.

Rights charter opens police to 'legal risks'

Professor George Williams, Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, Faculty of Law, UNSW. Australian, 22 May 2009, p.2

ABC 666 Canberra

Professor George Williams, Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, Faculty of Law, UNSW. ABC 666 Canberra, 19 May 2009

Work choices flaw lives on in industrial relations law

Professor George Williams, Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, Faculty of Law, UNSW. Sydney Morning Herald, 20 May 2009, p.11

Is your boss your friend or foe?

David Vaile, Executive Director, Cyberspace Law & Policy Centre, Faculty of Law, UNSW.Sydney Morning Herald, 19 May 2009, p.20

Missing a rich vein

Professor Julian Disney, Director, Social Justice Project, Faculty of Law, UNSW. Sydney Morning Herald, 16 May 2009, p.4

Rudd advisers criticise home buyers grant

Professor Julian Disney, Director, Social Justice Project, Faculty of Law, UNSW.Sydney Morning Herald, 16 May 2009, p.8

Charter a question of rights

Professor George Williams, Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, Faculty of Law, UNSW. Australian Financial Review, 15 May 2009, p.45

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