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Publications by Andrea Durbach

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Upington, Allen & Unwin, Sydney (1999)
Published in South Africa by David Phillip, Cape Town 1999 and in America as A Common Purpose, Continuum, New York, 2002
Short-listed for the Alan Paton Non-Fiction Award, 1999

Book chapters

‘Human rights commissions in times of trouble and transition: the case of the National Human Rights Commission of Nepal,’ in Hitoshi Nasu and Ben Saul (eds), Human Rights in the Asia-Pacific Region: Towards Institution Building, Routledge (2011) 209-234

‘The Right to Legal Aid in Social Rights Litigation’ in Malcolm Langford (ed), Social Rights Jurisprudence: Emerging Trends in International and Comparative Law, Cambridge University Press (2008) 59-71

‘Conscientious participation: working the law back to its bones’ in Rosemary Hunter and Mary Keyes (eds), Changing Law – Rights, Regulation and Reconciliation, Aldershot: Ashgate - Law, Justice and Power series (2005) 155-178

‘The New Pro Bono – In whose Interest? A Comment’ in Christopher Arup and Kathy Laster (eds), For the Public Good: Pro Bono and the Legal Profession in Australia, The Federation Press (2001) 163-166

Refereed journal articles

‘ “Leaving behind the age of impunity”: victims of gender violence and the promise of reparations article’, accepted for publication for Special Issue (2014) 16 (3) International Feminist Journal of Politics (with Louise Chappell)

'Public Interest Litigation: Making the case in Australia' ( 2013) 38 (4) Alternative Law Journal 219-223 (with Luke McNamara, Simon Rice and Mark Rix)

‘Equality for Indigenous Peoples in the Australian Constitution’ (2011) 15 (2) Australian Indigenous Law Review 64-73 (with Hilary Charlesworth),

‘Testing the Mettle of National Human Rights Institutions: A Case Study of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia’ (2011) 1 Asian Journal of International Law 165-198 (with Andrew Byrnes and Catherine Renshaw)

‘Human Rights Protection in the Pacific: The Emerging Role of National Human Rights Institutions in the Region’ (2010) 8 New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law 117-144 (with Andrew Byrnes and Catherine Renshaw)

‘A Missed Opportunity: The Foregone Conclusion of a National Human Rights Consultation,’ (2010) 7(17) Indigenous Law Bulletin 21-23

‘A Tongue But No Teeth?’ The Emergence of a New Human Rights Mechanism in the Asia Pacific Region’, (2009) 31(2) Sydney Law Review 211-238 (with Andrew Byrnes and Catherine Renshaw)

‘Implementing human rights in the Pacific through the work of national human rights institutions: the experience of Fiji’ (2009) 40(1) Victoria University of Wellington Law Review 251-277(with Andrew Byrnes and Catherine Renshaw)

‘Joining the club: the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions, the Paris Principles, and the advancement of human rights protection in the region’ (2008) 14(1) Australian Journal of Human Rights 63-98 (with Andrew Byrnes and Catherine Renshaw)

‘ “The Cost of a Wounded Society": Reparations and the Illusion of Reconciliation' (2008) 12(1) Australian Indigenous Law Review 22–40

‘ “Little More than a Clanging Gong”: The Promise and Progress of Reconciliation’, (June/July 2008) 7(6) Indigenous Law Bulletin 15-18

‘Human Rights: Shifting the Focus of Engagement’, (September, 2006) 31 (3) Alternative Law Journal 165-166

‘Repairing the Damage - Achieving Reparations for the Stolen Generations,’ (2002) 27 (6) Alternative Law Journal, 262-266

Roundtable: Pro Bono and Volunteer Practices, (2000) 24 Fordham International Law Journal, Vol 24 No Symposium, 2000 (with Joan Vermeulen, Jean-Luc Bedos, Sophie Forsyth, and John McKay)

‘Interveners in High Court litigation: a comment,’ (1998) 20(1) Adelaide Law Review, 173-176

‘Does Australian law recognise public interest litigation?’ (1998) 17 Australian Institute of Admistrative Law (AIAL) Forum, 31-37

‘Test Case Mediation - Privatising the Public Interest’, (1995) 6(4) Australian Journal of Dispute Resolution, November 233-242

Book reviews:

‘The Sins of the Nation and the Ritual of Apologies ‘by Danielle Celermajer, 15 (2) Australian Journal of Human Rights, 2010, 143

Parliamentrary and other submissions:

‘Consolidation of Commonwealth Discrimination law - domestic and family violence,’
Australian Human Rights Commission Supplementary Submission to the Attorney-General’s Department, 23 January 2012

Submission of the Australian Human Rights Centre to the National Consultation on Human Rights (with Andrew Byrnes), 15 June 2009

Submission of the Australian Human Rights Centre to the Human Rights Sub-Committee of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Inquiry into Human Rights Mechanisms and the Asia-Pacific (with Catherine Renshaw and Andrew Byrnes), 20 November 2008

Submission of the Australian Human Rights Centre to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee Inquiry into the Stolen Generations Compensation Bill (with Laura Thomas, Public Interest Advocacy Centre), 10 April 2008

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