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Publications by George Williams

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Authored Books

  1. Inside Australia’s Anti-Terrorism Laws and Trials (NewSouth Publishing, 2015), 1-238 (with Andrew Lynch and Nicola McGarrity).
  2. Everything You Need to Know about the Referendum to Recognise Indigenous Australians (NewSouth Publishing, 2015), 1-165 (with Megan Davis).
  3. Australian Constitutional Law and Theory: Commentary and Materials (Federation Press, 6th ed 2014), 1-1429; (Federation Press, 6th abridged ed 2014) (with Sean Brennan and Andrew Lynch).
  4. Human Rights under the Australian Constitution (Oxford University Press, 2nd ed 2013), 1-388 (with David Hume) (shortlisted in the Tertiary (Wholly Australian): Scholarly Resource section of the Australian Educational Publishing Awards 2014).
  5. People Power: The History and Future of the Referendum in Australia(University of New South Wales Press, 2010), 1-303.
  6. Public Law in Australia: Commentary and Materials(Federation Press, 2010), 1-588 (with Tony Blackshield and Roger Douglas).
  7. Australian Constitutional Law and Theory: Commentary and Materials(Federation Press, 5th ed 2010), 1-1417; (Federation Press, 5th abridged ed 2010) (with Tony Blackshield).
  8. A Charter of Rights for Australia(UNSW Press, 2007), 1-96.
  9. Work Choices: What the High Court Said(Federation Press, 2007), 1-190 (with Andrew Stewart).
  10. What Price Security? Taking Stock of Australia's Anti-Terror Laws (UNSW Press, 2006) 1-95 (with Andrew Lynch).
  11. No Country is an Island: Australia and International Law(UNSW Press, 2006), 1-175 (with Hilary Charlesworth, Madelaine Chiam and Devika Hovell).
  12. Australian Constitutional Law and Theory: Commentary and Materials(Federation Press, 4th ed 2006), 1-1474; (Federation Press, 4th abridged ed 2006) (with Tony Blackshield).
  13. Treaty(Federation Press, 2005), 1-176 (with Sean Brennan, Larissa Behrendt and Lisa Strelein).
  14. The Case for an Australian Bill of Rights: Freedom in the War on Terror(UNSW Press, 2004), 1-95.
  15. Australian Constitutional Law and Theory: Commentary and Materials(Federation Press, 3rd ed 2002), 1-1376 (with Tony Blackshield).
  16. A Bill of Rights for Australia(UNSW Press, 2000), 1-61.
  17. Human Rights under the Australian Constitution(Oxford University Press, 1999 (hardback) 2002 (paperback)), 1-317.
  18. Labour Law and the Constitution(Federation Press, 1998), 1-164.
  19. Australian Constitutional Law and Theory: Commentary and Materials(Federation Press, 2nd ed 1998), 1-1256 (with Tony Blackshield).
  20. Australian Constitutional Law and Theory: Commentary and Materials(Federation Press, 1996), 1-1033 (with Tony Blackshield and Brian Fitzgerald).

Edited Books

  1. The High Court, The Constitution and Australian Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2015), 1-335 (with Rosalind Dixon).
  2. Surveillance, Counter-Terrorism and Comparative Constitutionalism (Routledge, 2014), 1-340 (with Fergal Davis and Nicola McGarrity).
  3. Tomorrow's Federation: Reforming Australian Government(Federation Press, 2012), 1-384 (with Paul Kildea and Andrew Lynch).
  4. Global Anti-Terrorism Law and Policy(Cambridge University Press, 2nd ed 2012), 1-691 (with Victor Ramraj, Michael Hor and Kent Roach).
  5. Counter-Terrorism and Beyond: The Culture of Law and Justice after 9/11(Routledge, 2010), 1-243 (with Nicola McGarrity and Andrew Lynch).
  6. Law and Liberty in the War on Terror(Federation Press, 2007), 1-252 (with Andrew Lynch and Edwina MacDonald).
  7. The Fluid State: International Law and National Legal Systems(Federation Press, 2005), 1-286 (with Hilary Charlesworth, Madelaine Chiam and Devika Hovell).
  8. Realising Democracy: Electoral Law in Australia(Federation Press, 2003), 1-250 (with Graeme Orr and Bryan Mercurio).
  9. The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia(Oxford University Press, 2001), 1-804 (with Tony Blackshield and Michael Coper).
  10. The High Court at the Crossroads: Essays in Constitutional Law(Federation Press, 2000), 1-242 (with Adrienne Stone).
  11. Justice Lionel Murphy – Influential or Merely Prescient?(Federation Press, 1997), 1-293 (with Michael Coper).
  12. Power, Parliament and the People(Federation Press, 1997), 1-223 (with Michael Coper).
  13. How Many Cheers for Engineers?(Federation Press, 1997), 1-159 (with Michael Coper).
  14. The Cauldron of Constitutional Change(Centre for International and Public Law, ANU, 1997), 1-109 (with Michael Coper).

Book Chapters

  1. ‘State Judges as Lieutenant Governors’ in Ananian-Welsh, R, and Crowe, J (eds), Judicial Independence in Australia: Contemporary Challenges (Federation Press, 2016), 194-207 (with Rebecca Ananian-Welsh).
  2. ‘Executive Oversight of Intelligence Agencies In Australia’ in Goldman, ZK, and Rascoff, SJ (eds), Global Intelligence Oversight: Governing Security in the Twenty-First Century (Oxford University Pre
  3. Social Media and the Judiciary: A Challenge to Judicial Independence?’ in Ananian-Welsh, R, and Crowe, J (eds), Judicial Independence in Australia: Contemporary Challenges (Federation Press, 2016), 223-240  (with Alysia Blackham).
  4. ss, 2016), 315-342  (with Keiran Hardy).
  5. ‘The High Court, the Constitution and Human Rights’ in Rajkhowa, S, and Deka, S (eds), Comparative Public Law (EBH Publishers (India), 2016), 333-350.
  6. ‘The Racial Discrimination Act and the Australian Constitution’ in Perspectives on the Racial Discrimination Act(Australian Human Rights Commission, 2015), 37-49 (with Daniel Reynolds).
  7. ‘Australia’ in Roach, K (ed), Comparative Counter-Terrorism Law (Cambridge University Press, 2015), 650-682 (with Fergal Davis and Nicola McGarrity).
  8. ‘Social Justice Through Constitutional Change: Mission Impossible?’ The Crimson Thread: Ideas for Australian Society (Henry Parkes Foundation, ETT Imprint, 2015), 139-153.
  9. ‘Australia’s Parliamentary Scrutiny Act: An Exclusive Parliamentary Model of Rights Protection’ in Hunt, M, Hooper, HJ, and Yowell, P (eds), Parliaments and Human Rights: Redressing The Democratic Deficit (Bloomsbury, 2015), 257-277 (with Lisa Burton).
  10. ‘Introduction’ in Dixon, R, and Williams, G (eds), The High Court, The Constitution and Australian Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2015), 1-17 (with Rosalind Dixon).
  11. ‘The Mason Court’ in Dixon, R, and Williams, G (eds), The High Court, The Constitution and Australian Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2015), 244-260 (with Paul Kildea).‘What is “Cyberterrorism”? Computer and Internet Technology in Legal Definitions of Terrorism’ in Chen, TM, Jarvis, L and MacDonald, S (eds), Cyberterrorism: Understanding, Assessment, and Response (Springer, 2014) 1-23 (with Keiran Hardy).
  12. ‘Mapping the Terrain’ in Davis, F, McGarrity, N, and Williams, G (eds), Surveillance, Counter-Terrorism and Comparative Constitutionalism (Routledge, 2014), 3-10 (with Fergal Davis and Nicola McGarrity).
  13. ‘From Covert to Coercive: A New Model of Surveillance by Intelligence Agencies’ in Davis, F, McGarrity, N, and Williams, G (eds), Surveillance, Counter-Terrorism and Comparative Constitutionalism (Routledge, 2014), 234-251 (with Nicola McGarrity).
  14. ‘Law Reform and the Constitution’ in Bramston, T (ed), The Whitlam Legacy (Federation Press, 2013), 280-288.
  15. 'Mission Impossible? Achieving Social Justice Through Constitutional Change’ in Jones, BT, and McKenna, M (eds), Project Republic: Plans and Arguments for a New Australia (Black Inc, 2013), 94-110.
  16. 'Anti-terror Legislation in Australia and New Zealand' in Ramraj, V, Hor, M, Roach, K, and Williams, G (eds), Global Anti-Terrorism Law and Policy(Cambridge University Press, 2nd ed 2012), 541-569.
  17. 'Rewriting the Federation Through Referendum' in Kildea, P, Lynch, A, and Williams, G (eds), Tomorrow's Federation(Federation Press, 2012), 294-309.
  18. 'International Law and the War Power in Australia' In Brohmer, J (ed),The German Constitution Turns 60(Peter Lang, 2011), 101-109.
  19. 'Women and Public Law' in Easteal, P (ed), Women and the Law in Australia (LexisNexis Butterworths, 2010), 407-423 (with Susan Priest).
  20. 'The Emergence of a 'Culture of Control"' in Lynch, A, McGarrity, N, and Williams, G (eds), Counter-Terrorism and Beyond: The Culture of Law and Justice after 9/11 (Routledge, 2010), 3-9.
  21. 'When Extraordinary Measures become Normal: Pre-Emption in Counter-Terrorism and Other Laws' in Lynch, A, McGarrity, N, and Williams, G (eds), Counter-Terrorism and Beyond: The Culture of Law and Justice after 9/11 (Routledge, 2010), 131-149.
  22. 'The Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities' in Sykes, H (ed), Future Justice (Future Leaders, 2010), 136-150.
  23. 'Commonwealth Power over Industrial Relations: Evolution without a Referendum' in Lee, HP, and Gerangelos, P (eds), Constitutional Advancement in a Frozen Continent (Federation Press, 2009), 105-125 (with David Hume).
  24. 'Freedom of Speech and Defamation: Developments in the Common Law World' in Barendt, E (ed), Freedom of the Press (Ashgate, 2009) 275-291 (with Adrienne Stone).
  25. 'A Cooperative Modelfor a National System of Workplace Relations' in Riley, J, and Sheldon, P (eds), Remaking Australian Industrial Relations (CCH, 2008), 43-52.
  26. 'What is "Terrorism"? Problems of Legal Definition' in Malleswari, VB (ed), Anti-Terrorism Laws: Global Scenario (Amicus Books, 2008), 1-37 (with Ben Golder).
  27. 'Development of the Charter' in Pound, A, and Evans, K (eds), An Annotated Guide to the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities (Lawbook Co, 2008), 1-11.
  28. 'Strategies to Protect Academic Freedom in Australia' in Turk, JL, and Manson, A (eds), Free Speech in Fearful Times: After 9/11 in Canada, the US, Australia, & Europe (Lorimer, 2007), 245-252.
  29. 'The Rule of Law and the Regulation of Terrorism in Australia and New Zealand' in Ramraj, V, Hor, M, and Roach, K (eds), Global Anti-Terrorism Law and Policy (Cambridge University Press, 2005), 534-552.
  30. 'International Law and National Law: Fluid States' in Charlesworth, H, Chiam, M, Hovell, D, and Williams, G (eds), The Fluid State: International Law and National Legal Systems (Federation Press, 2005), 1-16 (with Hilary Charlesworth, Madelaine Chiam and Devika Hovell).
  31. 'Human Rights and Judicial Review in a Nation without a Bill of Rights: The Australian Experience' in Huscroft, G, and Brodie, I (eds), Constitutionalism in the Charter Era (Butterworths, 2004), 305-334.
  32. 'A Supreme Court for the United Kingdom? A View from the High Court of Australia' in Morgan, D (ed), Constitutional Innovation: The Creation of a Supreme Court for the United Kingdom; Domestic, Comparative and International Reflections (Legal Studies, 2004), 188-209 (with Tracey Stevens).
  33. 'Foreword' to Hocking, J, Terror Laws: ASIO, Counter-Terrorism and the Threat to Democracy (UNSW Press, 2003), vii-viii.
  34. 'The Australian Electoral Tradition' in Orr, G, Mercurio, B, and Williams, G (eds), Realising Democracy: Electoral Law in Australia (Federation Press, 2003), 1-6 (with Graeme Orr and Bryan Mercurio).
  35. 'The Whitlam Government and Constitutional Reform' in Hocking, J and Lewis, C (eds), It's Time Again: Whitlam and Modern Labor (Circa, 2003), 195-215.
  36. 'Constructing a Community-Based Bill of Rights' in Campbell, T, Goldsworthy, J, and Stone, A (eds), Protecting Human Rights: Instruments and Institutions (Oxford University Press, 2003), 247-262.
  37. 'Globalisation of the Constitution – The Impact of International Norms' in French, R, Lindell, G, and Saunders, C (eds), Reflections on the Australian Constitution (Federation Press, 2003), 192-211.
  38. 'Sifting the Ashes' in Warhurst, J, and Mackerras, M (eds), Constitutional Politics: The Republic Referendum and the Future (University of Queensland Press, 2002), 131-143.
  39. 'How Could a Unitary Industrial Relations System be Implemented?' in Industrial Relations Forum: Proceedings (Business Council of Australia, 2001) 58-59.
  40. 'Five Reasons to Rewrite the Constitution' in Patmore, G (ed), The Big Makeover: A New Australian Constitution (Pluto Press, 2001), 35-47.
  41. 'Bank Nationalisation Case', 'Communist Party Case', 'Defence Power', 'Due Process', 'Express Constitutional Rights', 'Hindmarsh Islands Bridge Case', 'Jehovah's Witnesses Case', 'Judicial Review', 'Langer v Commonwealth', 'Leeth v Commonwealth' in Blackshield, T, Coper, M, and Williams, G (eds) The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia (Oxford University Press, 2001) (some co-authored).
  42. 'Distrust of Representative Government: Australian Experiments with Direct Democracy' in Sawer, M, and Zappalà, G (eds), Speaking for the People: Representation in Australian Politics (Melbourne University Press, 2001), 80-99.
  43. 'Commentary: Chapter III and the Powers of Non-Judicial Tribunals' in Stone, A, and Williams, G (eds), The High Court at the Crossroads: Essays in Constitutional Law (Federation Press, 2000), 178-185.
  44. 'Judicial Activism and Judicial Review in the High Court of Australia' in Campbell, T, and Goldsworthy, J (eds), Judicial Power, Democracy and Legal Positivism (Ashgate Dartmouth, 2000), 413-430.
  45. 'A Legal Perspective on Electoral Research' in Peace, J, and Taylor, J (eds), Electoral Research The Core and the Boundaries (South Australian State Electoral Office, 2000), 28-35.
  46. 'Lionel Murphy and Democracy and Rights' in Coper, M, and Williams, G (eds), Justice Lionel Murphy – Influential or Merely Prescient? (Federation Press, 1997), 50-64.
  47. 'Engineers and Implied Rights' in Coper, M, and Williams, G (eds), How Many Cheers for Engineers? (Federation Press, 1997), 105-111.
  48. 'The High Court and the People' in Selby, H (ed), Tomorrow's Law (Federation Press, 1995), 271-294.
  49. Chapter 19. 1 'Constitutional Law' in Laws of Australia, Vol 19 'Government' (Law Book Co, 1994), 1-127 (with Chris Caleo).
  50. Chapter 19. 5 'Federal Constitutional System' in Laws of Australia, Vol 19 'Government' (Law Book Co, 1994), 1-255 (with several co-authors).

Refereed Articles

  1. The British Bill of Rights Debate: Lessons from Australia’ [2016] Public Law 471-490 (with Alexander Williams).
  2.  ‘The Legal Assault on Australian Democracy’ (2016) 16 QUT Law Review 19-41.
  3. ‘The Operation and Impact of Australia’s Parliamentary Scrutiny Regime for Human Rights’ (2015) 41 Monash University Law Review 469-507 (with Daniel Reynolds).
  4. ‘Should the Australian Constitution Establish an Indigenous Advisory Body?’ (2015) 18 Australian Indigenous Law Review 111-121.
  5. ‘The High Court, the Constitution and Human Rights’ (2015) 21 Australian Journal of Human Rights 1-20.
  6. ‘Redrawing the Federation: Creating New States from Australia’s Existing States’ (2015) 37 Sydney Law Review 357-387 (with Anna Rienstra).
  7. ‘Commonwealth Power and Environmental Management: Constitutional Questions Revisited’ (2015) 32 Environmental and Planning Law Journal 395-408 (with Sangeetha Pillai).
  8. Williams v Commonwealth [No 2]: Commonwealth Executive Power and Spending after Williams [No 2]’ (2015) 39 Melbourne University Law Review 306-330 (with Shipra Chordia and Andrew Lynch).
  9. ‘The High Court, the Constitution and Family Law’ (2015) 29 Australian Journal of Family Law 65-89 (with Sangeetha Pillai).
  10.  ‘A Referendum or Plebiscite on Same-Sex Marriage? Court of Conscience (UNSW Law Society, Issue 9, 2015), 32-36.
  11. ‘Bryan Pape and his Legacy to the Law’ (2015) 34 University of Queensland Law Journal 29-46.
  12.  ‘The Racial Discrimination Act and Inconsistency under the Australian Constitution’ (2015) 36 Adelaide Law Review 241-256 (with Daniel Reynolds).
  13. ‘The High Court on Constitutional Law: The 2014 Statistics’ (2015) 38 University of New South Wales Law Journal 1078-1097 (with Andrew Lynch).
  14. ‘Social Media and Court Communication’ [2015] Public Law 403-425 (with Alysia Blackham).
  15. ‘Constitutional Recognition by Way of an Indigenous Advisory Body?’ (2015) 8(18) Indigenous Law Bulletin 12-16.
  16. ‘Why it’s Time to Recognise Indigenous Peoples in the Constitution’ (2015) 23 Australasian Psychiatry 214-217.
  17. ‘Same-Sex Marriage and the Australian States’ (2015) 40 Alternative Law Journal 4-8.
  18. ‘Judicial Independence from the Executive: A First-Principles Review of the Australian Cases’ (2014) 40 Monash University Law Review 593-638 (with Rebecca Ananian-Welsh).
  19. ‘Judges in Vice-Regal Roles’ (2015) 43 Federal Law Review 119-146 (with Rebecca Ananian-Welsh).
  20. ‘Preventative Detention Orders in Australia’ (2015) 38 University of New South Wales Law Journal 738-755 (with Svetlana Tyulkina).
  21. ‘The New Terrorists: The Normalisation and Spread of Anti-Terror Laws in Australia’ (2014) 38 Melbourne University Law Review 362-408 (with Rebecca Ananian-Welsh).
  22. ‘Protecting Freedom of Speech in Australia’ (2014) 39 Alternative Law Journal 217-221.
  23. ‘Terrorist, Traitor, or Whistleblower? Offences and Protections in Australia for Disclosing National Security Information’ (2014) 37 University of New South Wales Law Journal 784-819 (with Keiran Hardy).
  24. ‘The High Court on Constitutional Law: The 2013 Statistics’ (2014) 37 University of New South Wales Law Journal 544-564(with Andrew Lynch).
  25. ‘The Accountability of Members of Australia’s Federal Parliament for Misconduct’ (2013) 13 Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal 115-156 (with Alysia Blackham).
  26. ‘Williams v Commonwealth: Commonwealth Executive Power and Australian Federalism’ (2013) 37 Melbourne University Law Review 189-231 (with Shipra Chordia and Andrew Lynch).
  27. ‘What Future for Australia’s Control Order Regime?’ (2013) 24 Public Law Review 182-208 (with Lisa Burton).
  28. ‘Australian Courts and Social Media’ (2013) 38 Alternative Law Journal 170-175 (with Alysia Blackham).
  29. ‘The High Court on Constitutional Law: The 2012 Statistics’ (2013) 36 University of New South Wales Law Journal 514-533 (with Andrew Lynch).
  30. ‘Heresy in the High Court? Federalism as a Constraint on Commonwealth Power’ (2013) 41 Federal Law Review 71-93 (with David Hume and Andrew Lynch).
  31. ‘Race and the Australian Constitution’ (2013) 28 Australasian Parliamentary Review 4-16.
  32. ‘The Constitution and Commonwealth Proposals for New Media Regulation’ (2013) 18 Media & Arts Law Review 2-16 (with Paul Kildea).
  33. ‘The Integrity Function and ASIO’s Extraordinary Questioning and Detention Powers’ (2012) 38 Monash University Law Review 1-34 (with Lisa Burton).
  34. ‘Australia’s Exclusive Model of Parliamentary Rights Protection’ (2013) 34 Statute Law Review 58-94(with Lisa Burton).
  35. ‘Can Tasmania Legislate for Same-Sex Marriage?’ (2012) 31 University of Tasmania Law Review 117-133.
  36. ‘The Extraordinary Questioning and Detention Powers of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation’ (2012) 36 Melbourne University Law Review 415-469 (with Lisa Burton and Nicola McGarrity).
  37. ‘Sunset Clauses in Australian Anti-Terror Laws’ (2012) 33 Adelaide Law Review 307-333 (with Nicola McGarrity and Saptarishi Gulati).
  38. ‘What is “Terrorism”?: Assessing Domestic Legal Definitions’ (2011) 16 UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs 77-162 (with Keiran Hardy).
  39. ‘The Death Penalty in Australian Law’ (2012) 34 Sydney Law Review 659-694 (with Jo Lennan).
  40. ‘The High Court on Constitutional Law: The 2011 Statistics’ (2012) 35 University of New South Wales Law Journal 846-865 (with Andrew Lynch).
  41. ‘The Appointment of Ministers from Outside of Parliament’ (2012) 40 Federal Law Review 253-285 (with Alysia Blackham).
  42.  ‘Removing Racism from Australia’s Constitutional DNA’ (2012) 37 Alternative Law Journal 151-155.
  43. 'A Decade of Australian Anti-Terror Laws' (2011) 35 Melbourne University Law Review1136-1176.
  44. 'The Path to Statehood: The Northern Territory as Australia's Seventh State'(2012) 2 Northern Territory Law Journal 145-153.
  45. 'Terrorism Threat Assessments: Problems of Constitutional Law and Government Accountability' (2012) 23 Public Law Review33-49 (with Edward Santow).
  46. 'Commonwealth Power over Higher Education' (2011) 30 University of Queensland Law Journal 287-303(with Sangeetha Pillai).
  47. 'The Australian Constitution and the Aid/Watch Case' (2011) 3 Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 1-8.
  48. 'The High Court on Constitutional Law: The 2010 Statistics' (2011) 34 University of New South Wales Law Journal 1030-1047(with Andrew Lynch).
  49. 'The High Court on Constitutional Law: The 2010 Term' (2011) 34 University of New South Wales Law Journal 1006-1029 (with Andrew Lynch).
  50. 'Recognising Indigenous Peoples in the Australian Constitution: What the Constitution Should Say and How the Referendum Can be Won' Land, Rights, Laws: Issues of Native Title(Vol 5 No 1, September 2011, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies), 1-16.
  51. 'How to Win the Referendum to Recognise Indigenous Peoples in the Australian Constitution' Indigenous Law Bulletin, Vol 7 Issue 25, July / August 2011, 18-21.
  52. 'The Water Actand the Murray-Darling Basin Plan' (2011) 22 Public Law Review 9-14 (with Paul Kildea).
  53. 'The Constitution and the Management of Water in Australia's Rivers' (2010) 32 Sydney Law Review 595-616 (with Paul Kildea).
  54. 'The High Court on Constitutional Law: The 2009 Statistics' (2010) 33 University of New South Wales Law Journal 267-285 (with Andrew Lynch).
  55. 'Recognition of Local Government in the Commonwealth Constitution' (2010) 21 Public Law Review 164-187(with Nicola McGarrity).
  56. 'Counter-Terrorism Laws in a Nation without a Bill of Rights: The Australian Experience' (2010) 2 City University of Hong Kong Law Review 45-66 (withNicola McGarrity).
  57. 'Reworking Australia's Referendum Machinery' (2010) 35 Alternative Law Journal 22-26 (with Paul Kildea).
  58. 'Lessons From the History of the Proscription of Terrorist and Other Organisations by the Australian Parliament' (2009) 13 Legal History 25-54 (withAndrew Lynch and Nicola McGarrity).
  59. 'Australian Censorship Policy and the Advocacy of Terrorism' (2009) 31 Sydney Law Review 381-410 (with David Hume).
  60. 'The High Court on Constitutional Law: The 2008 Statistics' (2009) 32 University of New South Wales Law Journal 181-197 (with Andrew Lynch).
  61. 'The People's Choice: The Prisoner Franchise and the Constitutional Protection of Voting Rights in Australia' (2009) 8 Election Law Journal: Rules, Politics, and Policy 123-139(withGraeme Orr).
  62. 'The Proscription of Terrorist Organisations in Australia'(2009) 37 Federal Law Review 1-40 (withAndrew Lynch and Nicola McGarrity).
  63. '"Enemies Foreign and Domestic" Thomas v Mowbray and the New Scope of the Defence Power' (2008) 27 University of Tasmania Law Review 83-110(withHernan Pintos-Lopez).
  64. 'A Charter of Rights for Australia' Debate (Issue 4, March 2009), 6-9.
  65. 'Advocating Terrorist Acts and Australian Censorship Law' (2009) 20 Public Law Review 37-55(with David Hume).
  66. 'The Investigatory Powers of the Australian Building and Construction Commission' (2008) 21 Australian Journal of Labour Law 244-279 (with Nicola McGarrity).
  67. 'A Charter of Rights for Australia' (2008) Pandora's Box: Justice and the Law Society Academic Journal 26-32.
  68. 'Beyond a Federal Structure: Is a Constitutional Commitment to a Federal Relationship Possible?' (2008) 31 University of New South Wales Law Journal 395-434 (with Andrew Lynch).
  69. 'The High Court on Constitutional Law: The 2007 Statistics' (2008) 31 University of New South Wales Law Journal 238-257 (with Andrew Lynch).
  70. 'High Court Appointments: The Need for Reform' (2008) 30 Sydney Law Review 163-169.
  71. 'Combating Terrorism: Australia's Criminal Code since September 11, 2001' (2007) 16 Griffith Law Review 27-54 (with Edwina MacDonald).
  72. 'The Constitutional Validity of Declarations of Incompatibility in Australian Charters of Rights' (2007) 12 Deakin Law Review 1- 39 (with Dominique Dalla-Pozza).
  73. 'Banned Books and Seditious Speech: Anti-Terrorism Laws and Other Threats to Academic Freedom' (2007) 12 Australia & New Zealand Journal of Law & Education 29-46 (with Edwina MacDonald).
  74. 'The Promise of Regional Governance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities' (2007) 1 Ngiya: Talk the Law 126-166 (with Alex Reilly, Larissa Behrendt, Ruth McCausland and Mark McMillan).
  75. The High Court on Constitutional Law: The 2006 Statistics' (2007) 30 University of New South Wales Law Journal 188-203 (with Andrew Lynch).
  76. 'Victoria's New Charter: Human Rights and the Community' (2007) 43 Just Policy 6-10.
  77. 'The Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities: Origins and Scope' (2006) 30 Melbourne University Law Review 880-905.
  78. 'Who's Listening? Intercepting the Telephone Calls, Emails and SMS's of Innocent People' (2006) 31 Alternative Law Journal 211-215 (with David Hume).
  79. 'Australia's Legal Response to Terrorism: Where Will it End?' (2006) 27 Arena Journal 7-15.
  80. 'The High Court on Constitutional Law: The 2005 Statistics' (2006) 29 University of New South Wales Law Journal 182-197 (with Andrew Lynch).
  81. 'Balancing National Security and Human Rights: Assessing the Legal Response of Common Law Nations to the Threat of Terrorism' (2006) 8 Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice 43-62 (with Ben Golder).
  82. 'The Constitution and a National Industrial Relations Regime' (2005) 10 Deakin Law Review 498-510.
  83. 'The High Court on Constitutional Law: The 2004 Statistics' (2005) 28 University of New South Wales Law Journal 14 (with Andrew Lynch).
  84. 'A Tale of Two Systems: The Use of International Law in Constitutional Interpretation in Australia and South Africa' (2005) 29 Melbourne University Law Review 95-130 (with Devika Hovell).
  85. 'Balancing National Security and Human Rights: Lessons from Australia' (2005) 4(1) Borderlands e-journal.
  86. 'Bills of Responsibilities' (2005) 30 Alternative Law Journal 58-62 (with LaraKostakidis-Lianos).
  87. 'The Australian Diaspora and the Right to Vote' (2004) 32 University of Western Australia Law Review 1-29 (with Bryan Mercurio).
  88. 'Australian Electoral Law: Free and Fair?' (2004) 32 Federal Law Review 365-395 (with Bryan Mercurio).
  89. 'What is "Terrorism"? Problems of Legal Definition' (2004) 27 University of New South Wales Law Journal 270-295 (with Ben Golder).
  90. '"Sovereignty" and its Relevance to Treaty-Making Between Indigenous Peoples and Australian Governments' (2004) 26 Sydney Law Review 307-352 (with Sean Brennan and Brenda Gunn).
  91. 'Responding to Terrorism without a Bill of Rights: The Australian Experience' (2004) 2 AsiaRights (Issue 2, September / October 2004).
  92. 'Human Rights and Judicial Review in a Nation without a Bill of Rights: The Australian Experience' (2004) 23 Supreme Court Law Review (2d) 305-334.
  93. 'The High Court on Constitutional Law: The 2003 Statistics' (2004) 27 University of New South Wales Law Journal 88-99 (with Andrew Lynch).
  94. 'The Constitutional Role of the Courts: A Perspective from a Nation without a Bill of Rights' (2004) 2 New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law 25-46.
  95. 'A Supreme Court for the United Kingdom? A View from the High Court of Australia' (2004) 24 Legal Studies 188-209 (with Tracey Stevens).
  96. 'The Power to Go to War: Australia in Iraq' (2004) 15 Public Law Review 5-9.
  97. 'The Treaty Debate, Bills of Rights and the Republic: Strategies and Lessons for Reform' (2002) 5 Balayi: Culture, Law and Colonialism 10-24.
  98. 'Reform of the Judicial Appointments Process: Gender and the Bench of the High Court of Australia' (2003) 27 Melbourne University Law Review 819-863 (with Rachel Davis).
  99. 'Deep Anxieties: Australia and the International Legal Order' (2003) 25 Sydney Law Review 423-465 (with Hilary Charlesworth, Madelaine Chiam and Devika Hovell).
  100. 'Review of Executive Action and the Rule of Law under the Australian Constitution' (2003) 14 Public Law Review 219-233 (with Duncan Kerr).
  101. 'Australian Values and the War Against Terrorism' (2003) 26 University of New South Wales Law Journal 191-199.
  102. 'Australian Electoral Law: A Stocktake' (2003) 2 Election Law Journal 383-402 (with Graeme Orr and Bryan Mercurio).
  103. 'National Security, Terrorism and Bills of Rights' (2003) 9 Australian Journal of Human Rights 263-273.
  104. 'Rights-based Reconciliation Needs Renewed Action from Canberra' (2003) 28 Alternative Law Journal 122-126 (with Sean Brennan and Vanessa Bosnjak).
  105. 'The First Step to a National Industrial Relations Regime? {C}Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Bill 2002{C}' (2003) 16 Australian Journal of Labour Law 94-98.
  106. 'Guarding Human Rights' (2003) 77(9) Law Institute Journal 62-66 (with Ronnit Redman).
  107. 'A Century of Appointments but Only One Woman' (2003) 28 Alternative Law Journal 54-58 (with Rachel Davis).
  108. 'A Statutory Bill of Rights for Australia? Lessons from the United Kingdom' (2002) 22 University of Queensland Law Journal 1-19 (with Megan Davis).
  109. 'One Year On: Australia's Legal Response to September 11' (2002) 27 Alternative Law Journal 212-215, 232.
  110. 'Co-operative Federalism and the Revival of the Corporations Law: Wakim and Beyond' (2002) 20 Company & Securities Law Journal 160-171.
  111. 'Human Rights and the Second Century of the Australian Constitution' (2001) 24 University of New South Wales Law Journal 782-791.
  112. 'First Words: The Preamble to the Australian Constitution' (2001) 24 University of New South Wales Law Journal 382-400 (with Mark McKenna and Amelia Simpson).
  113. 'With Hope in God, the Prime Minister and the Poet: Lessons from the 1999 Referendum on the Preamble' (2001) 24 University of New South Wales Law Journal 401-419 (with Mark McKenna and Amelia Simpson).
  114. 'Race and the Australian Constitution: From Federation to Reconciliation' (2000) 38 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 643-665.
  115. 'The Australian Constitution' (2001) 64 Australian Geographic 88-97.
  116. 'The Case that Stopped a Coup? The Rule of Law and Constitutionalism in Fiji' (2001) 1 Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal 73-93.
  117. 'Electoral Challenges: Judicial Review of Parliamentary Elections in Australia' (2001) 23 Sydney Law Review 53-94 (with Graeme Orr).
  118. 'Freedom of Speech and Defamation: Developments in the Common Law World' (2000) 26 Monash University Law Review 362-378 (with Adrienne Stone).
  119. 'International Law and Constitutional Interpretation' (2000) 11 Public Law Review 205-227 (with Amelia Simpson).
  120. 'The Amicus Curiae and Intervener in the High Court of Australia: A Comparative Analysis' (2000) 28 Federal Law Review 365-402.
  121. 'Why Australia Kept the Queen' (2000) 63 Saskatchewan Law Review 477-501.
  122. 'Legislating for a Bill of Rights' (2000) 25 Alternative Law Journal 62-64, 74.
  123. 'The Failure of Citizens' Initiated Referenda Proposals in Australia: New Directions for Popular Participation?' (2000) 35 Australian Journal of Political Science 27-48 (with Geraldine Chin).
  124. 'Implied Rights under the Gleeson Court' (1999) 2 Constitutional Law and Policy Review 44-49.
  125. 'Entrenching the GST Rate' (1999) 1 Constitutional Law and Policy Review 61-63.
  126. 'The High Court and the Media' (1999) 1 UTS Law Review 136-146.
  127. 'The High Court and the Disqualification of One of its Own' (1999) 73 Australian Law Journal 72-80 (with Sydney Tilmouth QC).
  128. 'Freedom of Political Discussion and Australian Electoral Laws' (1998) 5 Canberra Law Review 151-175.
  129. 'Australian Experiments with Community Initiated Referendum: CIR for the ACT?' (1998) 7 Griffith Law Review 274-296 (with Geraldine Chin).
  130. 'The Races Power Problem: The Case for Invalidity' (1998) 9 Public Law Review 266-270.
  131. 'The Native Title Amendment Bill 1997 (Cth): A Double Dissolution Trigger?' (1998) 1 Constitutional Law and Policy Review 35-38.
  132. 'The End of the Road for the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal?' (1998) 1 Journal of Australian Taxation 31-40.
  133. 'The Peoples' Convention?' (1998) 23 Alternative Law Journal 2-5.
  134. 'Euthanasia Laws and the Australian Constitution' (1997) 20 University of New South Wales Law Journal 647-665 (with Matthew Darke).
  135. 'Taking the Legalism Out of Takeovers' (1997) 71 Australian Law Journal 749-773 (with Justice GFK Santow).
  136. 'The Return of State Awards – Section 109 of the Constitution and the Workplace Relations Act 1996 (Cth)' (1997) 10 Australian Journal of Labour Law 170-179.
  137. 'A New Chapter in the Regulation of Truth in Political Advertising in Australia' (1997) 8 Public Law Review 110-114 (with Natalie Gray).
  138. 'The Expanding Frontiers of Commonwealth Intervention in Industrial Relations: Victoria v Commonwealth (1996) 138 ALR 129' (1997) 10 Australian Journal of Labour Law 222-228 (with Amelia Simpson).
  139. 'Political Freedom as an Outlaw: Republican Theory and Political Protest' (1996) 18 Adelaide Law Review 289-330 (with Simon Bronitt).
  140. 'Legal Implications of a Republic for New South Wales' Legislative Studies, Vol 11 No 1, Spring 1996, 1-8.
  141. 'The Australian States and an Australian Republic' (1996) 70 Australian Law Journal 890-901.
  142. 'The Suppression of Communism by Force of Law: Australia in the Early 1950s' (1996) 42 Australian Journal of Politics and History 220-240.
  143. 'Sounding the Core of Representative Democracy: Implied Rights and Electoral Reform' (1996) 20 Melbourne University Law Review 848-870.
  144. 'Are Service Marks Trade Marks? Commonwealth Power over Intellectual Property' (1995) 6 Australian Intellectual Property Journal 133-144.
  145. 'A Republican Tradition for Australia?' (1995) 23 Federal Law Review 133-148.
  146. 'Engineers is Dead, Long Live the Engineers!' (1995) 17 Sydney Law Review 62-87.
  147. 'Equitable Principles for the Protection of Vulnerable Guarantors: Is the Principle in Yerkey v Jones Still Needed?' (1994) 8 Journal of Contract Law 67-83.
  148. 'Civil Liberties and the Constitution – A Question of Interpretation' (1994) 5 Public Law Review 82-103.
  149. 'The Corporations and Securities Panel – What Future?' (1994) 12 Company & Securities Law Journal 164-177.
  150. 'Reading the Judicial Mind: Appellate Argument in the Communist Party Case' (1993) 15 Sydney Law Review 1-29.
  151. 'Commonwealth Power and the Environment' (1991) 16 Legal Service Bulletin 217-220.

Unrefereed Publications

  1.  ‘The Solution?  Stronger Legal Protections  and Greater Political Will’ Law Society of NSW Journal (July 2016), 32-32.
  2. ‘Craig Thomson and the Limits of Parliamentary Accountability for Misconduct’ Australian Public Law Blog <auspublaw.org/2016/06/craig-thomson/> (21 June 2016) (with Alysia Blackham).
  3. ‘Executive Oversight of Intelligence Agencies in Australia’ in Lawfare <lawfareblog.com/executive-oversight-intelligence-agencies-australia> (11 May 2016) (with Keiran Hardy).
  4. ‘The UK Human Rights Act Debate’ Law Society of NSW Journal (April 2016) 22-23.
  5. ‘The Danger of our Laws’ Law Society of NSW Journal (March 2016) 31-31.
  6. ‘Recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the Constitution’ (2015) 34 University of Tasmania Law Review 114-129.
  7. ‘The First Four Years of Australia’s Parliamentary Scrutiny Regime for Human Rights’ Australian Public Law Blog <auspublaw.org/2016/04/australias-parliamentary-scrutiny-regime-for-human-rights/> (6 April 2016) (with Daniel Reynolds).
  8. ‘The First Four Years of Australia’s Parliamentary Scrutiny Regime for Human Rights’ in UK Constitutional Law Blog <ukconstitutionallaw.org/2016/04/06/george-williams-and-daniel-reynolds-the-first-four-years-of-australias-parliamentary-scrutiny-regime-for-human-rights/ > (27 Oct 2015) (with Daniel Reynolds).
  9. ‘The Australian Senate’s Reformed Electoral System is a Major Improvement’ UCL Constitution Unit Blog <https://constitution-unit.com/2016/03/29/the-australian-senates-reformed-electoral-system-is-a-major-improvement/> (29 March 2016) (with harry Hobbs).
  10. ‘Section 59 of the Constitution’ NSW Society of Labor Lawyers, Legal Tweaks that Would Change NSW and the Nation (2015), 52.
  11. ‘The Legal Assault on Australian Democracy’ Ethos (June 2015, Issue 236), 18-23.
  12. ‘Anti-Terrorism Laws and Human Rights’ (2015) 19 Review of Constitutional Studies 127-145.
  13.  ‘Courts and Social Media: Opportunities, Challenges and Impact’ (2014) 17(9) Internet Law Bulletin 210-213 (with Alysia Blackham).
  14. ‘Whitlam’s Legacy of Law Reform’ (2014) 88(12) Law Institute Journal 26-27.
  15. ‘National Security Reforms Stage Three: Metadata’ Law Society of NSW Journal (February 2015) 70-71 (with Keiran Hardy).
  16. ‘What are the Limits of Free Speech and How Should it be Protected?’ Free Speech 2014 (Symposium Papers, Australian Human Rights Commission, 2014), 40-49.
  17. 'National Security Reforms Stage Two: Foreign Fighters’ Law Society of NSW Journal (December 2014) 68-69 (with Keiran Hardy).
  18. ‘Section 53 of the Constitution’ NSW Society of Labor Lawyers, Legal Tweaks that Would Change NSW and the Nation (2014), 30.
  19. ‘National Security Reforms Stage One: Intelligence Gathering and Secrecy’ Law Society of NSW Journal (November 2014) 68-69 (with Keiran Hardy).
  20. Very Few Limits in Tough Australian Anti-Terror laws’ East Asia Forum, www.eastasiaforum.org/2014/10/21/very-few-limits-in-tough-australian-ant... (21 October 2014).
  21. Drafting a Replacement for the Races Power in the Australian Constitution’ (2014) 25 Public Law Review 83-88 (with Rosalind Dixon).
  22. ‘Should Aboriginal Peoples be Recognised in the Australian Constitution?’ (2013) 17 University of Western Sydney Law Review 13-24.
  23. ‘Freedom of Speech as a Basic Human Right’ Constitution Day 2014 Blog, National Archives of Australia (27 June 2014).
  24. ‘A Sound and Sensible Proposal Island (vol 137, Winter 2014), 15-19.
  25. ‘True Reconciliation Requires a Treaty’ in Hilly, L, and Overman, C (eds), Global Perspectives on Human Rights (Oxford Human Rights Hub, 2014), 90-90.
  26. ‘Social Media and the Courts’ (2014) 88(3) Law Institute Journal 30-33 (with Alysia Blackham).
  27. ‘Does True Reconciliation Require a Treaty?’ Indigenous Law Bulletin, Vol 8 Issue 10, January / February 2014, 3-5.
  28. ‘Repeal Section 25 of the Constitution’ NSW Society of Labor Lawyers, Legal Tweaks that Would Change NSW and the Nation (2013), 6.
  29. ‘High Court Challenges and the Limits of Political Finance Law’ Electoral Regulation Research Network / Democratic Audit Of Australia Joint Working Paper Series (Working Paper No 22, November 2013), 1-6.
  30. ‘The Legal Legacy of the “War On Terror”‘ (2013) 12 Macquarie Law Journal 3-16.
  31. ‘Tony Blackshield as a Teacher and Author’ (2013) 12 Macquarie Law Journal 17-19.
  32. ‘True Reconciliation Requires a Treaty’ Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog (20 November 2013).
  33. ‘Australia’s Federal Future’ Sir Samuel Griffith Series (Griffith University, 2013), 1-5.
  34. ‘How to Solve the Problem of the Senate’ NSW Labor Lawyers Guest Blog, 25 October 2013.
  35. ‘Letting the People Decide: Local Government, Gay Marriage and the Politics of Referendums’ Electoral Regulation Research Network / Democratic Audit Of Australia Joint Working Paper Series (Working Paper No 7, June 2013), 1-4.
  36. ‘Legal Research and the Work of Courts and the Legal Profession’ ALTA Newsletter (Edition 2, November 2012), 21-24.
  37. ‘ASIO’s Extraordinary Powers’ (2013) 8 Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism 66-71.
  38. ‘Does Constitutional Recognition Negate Aboriginal Sovereignty?’ Indigenous Law Bulletin, Vol 8 Issue 3, November / December 2012, 10-11.
  39. ‘10th Henry Parkes Oration’ The Australia Institute Newsletter (vol 71, December 2012), 7-9.
  40. ‘Achieve a Constitutional Prohibition on Racially Discriminatory Laws’ NSW Society of Labor Lawyers, Legal Tweaks that Would Change NSW and the Nation (2012), 16.
  41. ‘Recognising Australia’s Indigenous Peoples in the Constitution’ Court of Conscience (UNSW Law Society, Issue 6, 2012), 1-5.
  42. ‘Ten Years of Anti-Terror Law’ Precedent September / October 2012, Vol 112, 9-14.
  43. ‘Winning the Referendum to Recognise Aboriginal Peoples in the Constitution’ Australia Law Students’ Association Reporter (Winter 2012), 40-45.
  44. 'Breaches of Privacy by Large Corporations the Real Problem' in Healey, J (ed), Privacy and Information Rights (Issues in Society, vol 341, Spinney Press, 2012), 45.
  45. 'Recognising Australia's Indigenous Peoples in the Constitution' Australian Options, Autumn 2012, No 68, 6-8.
  46. 'How the Australian Constitution Should Recognise Australia's First Nations' Native Title News, February 2012,vol 10, issue 4 and 5, LexisNexis, 45-50.
  47. 'What Would Evatt do?' Evatt Foundation website, 15 October 2011.
  48. 'Recognition of Local Government in the Australian Constitution' The Australian Local Government Infrastructure Yearbook 2011/2012 (Executive Media, 2011), 7-8.
  49. 'The Constitution and Federalism' Your Memento, National Archives of Australia, Issue 3, July 2011.
  50. 'Australia's Second-Class Citizens' Australian Fabian News, Vol 51 No 2, 2011, 5-7.
  51. 'How Should the Australian Constitution be Changed to Recognise Indigenous Peoples?' Civil Liberty(Journal of the New South Wales Council for Civil Liberties), Issue 225, June 2011, 3-4.
  52. 'Arguments For and Against a Bill of Rights' in Healey, J (ed), Human Rights and Civil Liberties (Issues in Society, vol 325, Spinney Press, 2011), 25.
  53. 'Human rights: People with Power Don't Want to give it Up' in Healey, J (ed), Human Rights and Civil Liberties (Issues in Society, vol 325, Spinney Press, 2011), 28.
  54. 'Building Watchdog Undermines Liberty' in Bray, M, Waring, P, and Cooper, R, Employer Relations: Theory and Practice (McGraw Hill, 2nd ed 2011), 129-130.
  55. 'Australia's B+ Human Rights Record: Good but Must Improve' The Conversationwebsite, 27 April 2011.
  56. 'Australia's Dysfunctional Federation' Government: Business, Foreign Affairs and Trade(April 2011) 3-5 (with Paul Kildea).
  57. 'COAG: How to turn a 'Parking Lot for Tough Decisions' into Something Really Useful' The Conversation website, 23 March 2011 (with Paul Kildea).
  58. 'Time to Change Terrorism Laws' in Healey, J (ed), Terrorism and National Security (Issues in Society, vol 321, Spinney Press, 2011), 35.
  59. 'Abortion Laws: Time to Reform' Precedent January / February 2011, Vol 102, 38-41(with Ngaire Watson).
  60. 'The Coming Referendum on the Recognition of Local Government in the Australian Constitution' Local Government Reporter(2010, Vol 9, No 1), 107-109.
  61. 'Guantánamo: Legal Black Hole'Human Rights Defender(Amnesty International, Vol 29 No 4 2010/2011), 16.
  62. 'The Moral Quandary of Sterilising a Child' in Healey, J (ed), Disability Rights and Awareness (Issues in Society, vol 316 Spinney Press, 2010), 37-38.
  63. 'The Future of the Australian Bill of Rights Debate' UNSW Law Research Paper No 2010-39(SSRN website), 23 October 2010.
  64. 'The Legal Silence Surrounding the Death Penalty' in Healey, J (ed), The Death Penalty (Issues in Society, vol 306, Spinney Press, 2010), 25-26.
  65. 'Local Government Requires Financial Recognition' Government News website, 22 June 2010.
  66. 'Wisdom of Politicians is Frail Shield for our Rights' in Healey, J (ed), Issues and Opinions (Vol 1, Spinney Press, 2010), 106.
  67. 'The Price of Free Thinking' ScienceHub Australia website, 29 January 2010.
  68. 'A Charter of Rights' AustralianMosaic, Issue 23, October 2009, 44-46.
  69. 'Bringing Human Rights Home' Australian Fabian News, Vol 49 No 2, November 2009, 9-11.
  70. 'The Price of Free Thinking' Uniken, Issue 54, November/December 2009, 14.
  71. 'Australian Bill of Rights' Court of Conscience (UNSW Law Society, Issue 3, 2009), 3-6.
  72. 'The Role of Parliament under an Australian Charter of Human Rights' (2009) 51 Papers on Parliament 49-60.
  73. 'A Charter of Rights for Australia: Not Only an Important Shift in Law' Evatt Foundation website, 14 June 2009.
  74. 'Does our Nation need a Charter of Rights? "Yes"' E-Labor Times website (Issue No. 1, June 2009), 8-9.
  75. 'Asylum Seekers: New Refugee Solution Needs Legal help' in Healey, J (ed), Refugees (Issues in Society, vol 296, Spinney Press, 2009), 11-12.
  76. 'Innovations: Key Legislative, Committee and Parliamentary Achievements' in 20th Anniversary of Self-Government in the Australian Capital Territory (Legislative Assembly for the ACT, 2009), 82-88.
  77. 'Listening not Talking' (2009) 24 Griffith Review (online).
  78. 'High Court Constitutional Challenge to Tax Bonuses' CCHAccountants News, Issue 2, 28 April 2009, 1-3.
  79. 'High Court Constitutional Challenge to Tax Bonuses' CCHTax Week, Issue 12, 26 March 2009, 1-3.
  80. 'Strategies for Achieving Constitution Recognition of Local Government' Councillor Magazine (March/April 2009), 3-4.
  81. 'Third Time Lucky?: Australia Begins Consultation on National Bill of Rights' OurKingdom: A Conversation on the Future of the United Kingdom (openDemocracy website), 14 February 2009.
  82. 'Qarase v Bainimarama and the Rule of Law on Fiji' Courts and Coups in Fiji: The 2008 High Court Judgment in Qarase v Bainimarama (State, Society & Governance in Melanesia Program Discussion Paper 2008/10, Research School of Asian and Pacific Studies, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific), 2-6.
  83. 'Charter Required to Protect Academic Freedom' (November 2008) Advocate 15.
  84. 'We Should do Better' Human Rights Defender (Amnesty International, Vol 27 No 4 2008/2009), 8.
  85. 'Fixing our Federal System' UNSW Alumni News (No 2, 2008) 10-11.
  86. 'Death Watch: Keeping an Eye on Capital Punishment' PS News website, 8 December 2008.
  87. 'Re-imagining Our Democracy' in Healey, J (ed), Australia's System of Government (Issues in Society, vol 283, Spinney Press, 2008), 37-39.
  88. 'Qarase v Bainimarama: Fiji's Constitution under fire' East Asia Forum website,14 November 2008.
  89. 'Securing our Safety' GetUp! website,18 November 2008.
  90. 'A Charter of Rights for Australia' Dissent (Spring 2008, No 27), 10-12.
  91. 'Thawing the Frozen Continent' (2008) 19 Griffith Review 11-37.
  92. 'Mocking the Rule of Law' Evatt Foundation website, 25 August 2008.
  93. 'Inclusion Must Begin with Racism-Free Law' AustralianMosaic, Issue 18, April 2008, 27-28.
  94. 'A National IR Model' CCHIndustrial Law News, Issue 2, 6 March 2008, 3-5.
  95. 'A National IR Model' CCHWork Alert, Issue 1, 19 February 2008, 1-3.
  96. 'Fixing Federation' Crikey, 24 January 2008.
  97. 'National Security and Counter-Terrorism' Chain Reaction, Issue 101, December 2007, 10-11.
  98. 'The Races Power and the 1967 Referendum' (2007) 11 Australian Indigenous Law Review 8-11.
  99. 'A Charter of Rights for Western Australia' New Critic website,, Issue 6, October 2007.
  100. 'Let There be Light: A Charter of Rights for Australia' NSW Branch Action Newsletter: Amnesty International Australia, August / September 2007, 2-3.
  101. 'When Laws Fail us' Uniken, Issue 41, May/June 2007, 7.
  102. 'Charter of Rights Needed' Official Spin: Censorship and Control of the Australian Press, 2007 Australian Press Freedom Report, Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance, 5.
  103. 'The High Court of Australia: Some Statistics' (2007) 16(1) The Commonwealth Lawyer 30-32 (with Andrew Lynch).
  104. 'Expensive Way to Run a Country' Australian Options, Autumn 2007, No 48, 30-31.
  105. 'Labor's Bid to Create a National Industrial Law' Crikey, 26 April 2007.
  106. 'The State of Human Rights', Right Now, March 2007, Issue 1, 5-6.
  107. 'Lessons from Victoria's Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities' (2007) 45(1) Law Society Journal 68-72.
  108. 'Response to Satire – or Sedition? The Threat to National Insecurity' (2007) 11 Platform 50-52 (with Edwina MacDonald).
  109. 'What Price Security?' Human Rights Law Resource Bulletin (Human Rights Law Resource Centre E-Bulletin, No 8, December 2006), 11-12 (with Andrew Lynch).
  110. 'Canberra Unlimited?' Evatt Foundation website, 9 December 2006.
  111. 'Terrorism Law and an Australian Bill of Rights' Jurist website, 6 December 2006.
  112. 'Victoria's Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities' Civil Liberty (Journal of the New South Wales Council for Civil Liberties), Issue 207, December 2006, 20-21.
  113. 'Academic Freedom and the "War on Terror"' (2006) 30(1) Script & Print: Bulletin of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand7-11 (with Edwina MacDonald).
  114. 'Victoria's Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities: Lessons for the National Debate' (2006) 46 Papers on Parliament 81-95.
  115. 'Freedom of Speech' Overland (Summer 2006, vol 185), 25-27.
  116. 'The Role of an Academic Lawyer / Legal Academic' ALTA [Australasian Law Teachers Association]Newsletter, Autumn 2006, 17.
  117. 'Guest Blog: The Government has Got it Wrong' GetUp! website, 2 August 2006.
  118. 'Human Rights, Parliamentary-Style' Evatt Foundation website,19 May 2006.
  119. 'Advice regarding the Proposed Same Sex Marriage Act' (2006) 9 Constitutional Law and Policy Review 21-24.
  120. 'The Law on Terror' UNSWorld, Issue 5, November 2006, 10-11.
  121. 'Don't Mention the War: Academic Freedom in the Age of Terror', Uniken, Issue 38, October 2006, 8-10 (with Edwina Macdonald).
  122. 'Sedition Laws Must Go' (July 2006) Advocate 26-27.
  123. 'Sedition and Academic Freedom: Strategies to Protect Academic Freedom' (2006) 48(2) Australian Universities Review 15-17.
  124. 'Creating a Culture of Rights: A Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities for Victoria' (2006) 15(1) Human Rights Defender 8-9.
  125. 'A Bill of Rights for Victoria' New Matilda website, 21 December 2005.
  126. Bill of Rights, Hot Topics 54: Legal Issues in Plain Language (Legal Information Access Centre, State Library of New South Wales, 2005) (co-author), 1-24.
  127. 'In any Society, it's a Risk to Take Freedoms for Granted' in Healey, J (ed), Human Rights (Issues in Society, vol 227, Spinney Press, 2005), 37.
  128. 'Foreword: Focus on Civil Liberties' Precedent, May / June 2005, Vol 68, i-i.
  129. 'Foreword: Terrorism and Human Rights' (2005) 4 Queensland University of Technology Law and Justice Journal 127-128.
  130. 'Education Required Despite Success' Educating for Democracy (Constitution Education Fund – Australia 2004/2005 Annual Report), 18.
  131. 'Constitutional Considerations for a National IR System' CCHIndustrial Law News, Issue 4, 5 May 2005, 1-2 and CCHWork Alert, Issue 3, 18 April 2005, 9-10.
  132. 'Federalism Needs Fixing' in Its Time, e-magazine of the Whitlam Institute, Issue 22, 18 November 2004.
  133. 'Electoral Law Symposium: An Introduction' (2004) 32 Federal Law Review 357-363 (with Graeme Orr and Bryan Mercurio).
  134. 'Commentary on "The Growth of Constitutional Writs"' (2004) 12 Australian Journal of Administrative Law 30-34.
  135. Treaty – What's Sovereignty Got to Do With It? (Issues Paper No 2, Treaty Project, Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, January 2004) (with Sean Brennan and Brenda Gunn) (republished at (2005) 7 Balayi: Culture, Law and Colonialism 105-115).
  136. The Case that Stopped a Coup? The Rule of Law in Fiji(New Zealand Centre for Public Law, Occasional Paper No 15, November 2003).
  137. 'Weaker Protections Rejected' (2003) 41(6) Law Society Journal 62-65 (with Ronnit Redman).
  138. 'How to Make Our Nation Better' in Healey, J (ed), Government in Australia (Issues in Society, vol 192, Spinney Press, 2003), 27.
  139. 'Advice on the Use of Force against Iraq' (2003) 4 Melbourne Journal of International Law 183-189 (with Devika Hovell).
  140. 'Special Edition: A Bill of Rights for Australia' (2003) 9(1) Australian Journal of Human Rights (edited journal issuewith John Pace).
  141. 'Bringing Together Rights and Practical Policy' Impact (ACOSS, May 2003), 8-9 (with Sean Brennan).
  142. 'The Whitlam Government and Constitutional Reform' in Its Time, e-magazine of the Whitlam Institute, Issue 11, 6 February 2003.
  143. 'Unfinished Business: Strategies and Lessons for Reform' Newsheet (ANTaR NSW Coalition, September/October 2002).
  144. 'Australia's Legal Response to September 11: New Terrorism Laws' Civil Liberty (Journal of the New South Wales Council for Civil Liberties, Issue 190, September 2002).
  145. 'Voters and the Franchise: the Federal Story' Research Paper 17 2001-02 (Parliamentary Research Service, Commonwealth Parliament, May 2002), 1-41 (with Jennifer Norberry).
  146. 'Legislating for a Bill of Rights Now' (2001) 36 Papers on Parliament 23-37.
  147. 'Republic of Fiji v Prasad: Introduction' (2001) 2 Melbourne Journal of International Law 144-150.
  148. 'Republic of Fiji v Prasad: Respondent's Brief' (2001) 2 Melbourne Journal of International Law 151-190 (with Geoffrey Robertson, Anu Patel and Neel Shivam).
  149. 'David vs Goliath in Fiji' (2001) 26 Alternative Law Journal 146-146.
  150. 'Energies Better Spent on Rights than a Republic' on New South Wales Council for Civil Liberties website, 11 May 2001.
  151. 'Fiji Islands Crisis -2000-2001' Journal of South Pacific Law website, 7 March 2001 (with Geoffrey Robertson QC).
  152. 'Back to the Drawing Board' in Healey, J (ed), Australia's National Identity (Issues in Society, vol 133, Spinney Press, 2000), 15.
  153. 'Corporations Law Referral – One Small Step Forward …' Australian Corporate News, Issue 19, 12 September 2000, 253-256.
  154. Corporations Law Referral – One Small Step Forward …' CCH Australia website, September 2000.
  155. A Bill of Rights Now' CanberraTribe website, September 2000.
  156. 'Comments on the Use of the Reserve Powers to Dismiss a Prime Minister and on the Power to Abrogate or Amend the Fiji Constitution' Journal of South Pacific Law website, 8 June 2000.
  157. 'Where to Now?' (1999) 24 Alternative Law Journal 299-300.
  158. 'The Heather Hill Case' (1999) 24 Alternative Law Journal 194-195.
  159. 'The Federal Parliament and the Protection of Human Rights' Research Paper 20 1998-99 (Parliamentary Research Service, Commonwealth Parliament, May 1999), 1-27.
  160. 'Locking in the GST Rate' Research Note Number 12 1998–99 (Parliamentary Research Service, Commonwealth Parliament, February 1999), 1-2.
  161. 'The 1998 Constitutional Convention – First Impressions' Current Issues Brief No 11 1997-98 (Parliamentary Research Service, Commonwealth Parliament, March 1998), 1-27.
  162. 'The Road to a Double Dissolution?' Research Note No 29 1997-1998 (Parliamentary Research Service, Commonwealth Parliament, March 1998), 1-2.
  163. 'A Blow to the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal' CCHTax Week, Issue 8, 27 February 1998, 73-75 and CCHAustralian Super News, Issue 2, 27 February 1998, 3-5.
  164. 'A Victorian Republic?' Victorian Young Lawyers Journal, No 8, December 1997, 14-16.
  165. 'Taxing Times for the States' CCHTax Week, Issue 39, 8 August 1997, 553-555 and CCHAustralian Sales Tax Guide, Report 336, 20 August 1997, 6-8.
  166. 'New Battles Over State Taxation – A State GST?' CCHTax Week, Issue 17, 11 April 1997, 229-231 and CCHAustralian Sales Tax Guide, Report 329, 11 April 1997, 6-8.
  167. Howard's Call on High Court'; 'A Double Edge to Races Power'; 'Premier's Ideas Backed by a Basic Misunderstanding of the Court's Role' Issues in the News – HSC 1998 (John Fairfax Publications, CD Rom, 1997).
  168. States Can Lead Way Towards Republicanism' in Issues in the NewsHSC1997 (John Fairfax Publications, CD Rom, 1997).
  169. 'Push Polling in Australia: Options for Regulation' Research Note No 36 (Parliamentary Research Service, Commonwealth Parliament, March 1997), 1-2.
  170. 'Truth in Political Advertising Legislation in Australia' Research Paper No 13 1996-1997 (Parliamentary Research Service, Commonwealth Parliament, March 1997), 1-15.
  171. 'The State of Play in the Constitutionally Implied Freedom of Political Discussion and Bans on Electoral Canvassing in Australia' Research Paper No 10 1996-1997 (Parliamentary Research Service, Commonwealth Parliament, February 1997), 1-16.
  172. 'Murphy and Implied Rights' Australian Lawyer, Vol 32 No 1, February 1997, 12-13.
  173. 'Constitution Building for a Republic? Possible Solutions' Legal Forum on the Proposed Republic website, December 1996.
  174. 'How Many Cheers for Engineers? The High Court and Implied Rights' Australian Lawyer, Vol 31 No 10, November 1996, 26-27.
  175. 'Tax Bills, the Senate and the Constitution' CCHTax Week, Issue 56, 22 December 1995, 1057-1058.
  176. 'What Role for Republicanism? A Reply to Andrew Fraser' (1995) 23 Federal Law Review 376-377.
  177. 'A Republican Republic?' ANU Reporter (Vol 26 No 5, 29 March 1995).

Book Reviews

  1. Freeman and Morris (eds), The Forgotten People reviewed at ‘Recognition Would be the Right Thing to Do’ The Weekend Australian (2 April 2016).
  2. Leckie, Ancillary Mercy reviewed at ‘Confronting Space Opera Concludes an Exhilarating Series’ The Weekend Australian (23 January 2016).
  3. Henley, Convergence reviewed at ‘Democracy on Steroids Proves Deadly’ The Weekend Australian (18 July 2015). 
  4. Slatter, The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings reviewed at ‘Writer of Dark Fantasy Carves out Magical Niche’ The Weekend Australian (13 December 2014).
  5. Henley, Manifestations reviewed at ‘Internet of the Future Weaves a Tangled Web’ The Weekend Australian (7 June 2014).
  6. Calhoun, Black Moon and Russell, Sleep Donation reviewed at ‘Bad Moon on the Rise’ The Weekend Australian (24 May 2014).
  7. Howey, Dust reviewed at ‘Big Picture of a Shrunken, Sunken World’ The Weekend Australian (28 September 2013).
  8. Sulway, Rupetta, reviewed at ‘Lessons of an Age-Old Heart’ The Weekend Australian (6 July 2013).
  9. Henley, The Hunt for Pierre Jnr reviewed at ‘Child’s Ploy in Dystopia’ The Weekend Australian (8 June 2013).
  10. Howey, Shift reviewed at ‘Truth Buried Along with Dreams of a Bright Future’ The Weekend Australian (11 May 2013).
  11. Jordan and Sanderson, A Memory of Light reviewed at ‘Battle Fought and Won as the Wheel Turns Full Circle’ The Weekend Australian (23 March 2013).
  12. Howey, Wool reviewed at ‘Subterranean Blues Amid Post-Apocalyptic Hope’ The Weekend Australian (19 January 2013).
  13. Banks, The Hydrogen Sonata, Canavan, The Traitor Queen and Bowring, The Legacy of Lord Regret and The Lord of Lies reviewed at ‘Science Fiction and Fantasy’ The Weekend Australian (1 December 2012).
  14. Elliot, Nightfall reviewed at ‘Dead Man in a Danse Macabre’ The Weekend Australian (11 August 2012). 
  15. Malley, The Killables, Cashore,Bitterblue and Robinson, 2312 reviewed at 'New Science Fiction and Fantasy' The Weekend Australian (23 June 2012).
  16. Reynolds, Blue Remembered Earth reviewed at 'Futuristic Space Saga may be Well Worth Waiting for' The Weekend Australian (18 February 2012).
  17. Paolini, Inheritance reviewed at Books and Arts (ABC Radio National) website (9 February 2012).
  18. Grossman, The Magician Kingreviewed at 'Harry Potter Meets Narnia in a Dark Alley' The Weekend Australian (14 January 2012).
  19. Pratchett, Snuff reviewed at The Book Show (ABC Radio National) website (14 November 2011).
  20. King, 11. 22. 63 reviewed at The Book Show (ABC Radio National) website (8 November 2011).
  21. Martin, A Dance with Dragons reviewed at 'Fantasy with a Touch of Magic' The Weekend Australian (20 August 2011).
  22. Hill, Shieldwall reviewed at 'Land Fit for Saxon Heroes' The Weekend Australian(16 July 2011).
  23. Goodman, Eona reviewed at The Book Show (ABC Radio National) website (19 May 2011).
  24. Spence, A Week in the Future reviewed at 'The Speculative Ghost of Futures Past' The Weekend Australian(22 January 2011).
  25. Rajaniemi, The Quantum Thief reviewed at 'Science Fiction Debut Proves a Calculated Success' The Weekend Australian(18 December 2010).
  26. Banks, Surface Detail reviewed at 'Culture Grows into the Afterlife' The Weekend Australian(13 November 2010).
  27. Donald, Holy Warrior reviewed at 'Legend's Makeover gives Thieving Hero a Licence to Kill' The Weekend Australian (7 August 2010).
  28. Gavriel Kay, Under Heaven reviewed at 'Transcending Fantasy through Journeys of the Self' The Weekend Australian (31 July 2010).
  29. Ryan, The Dead-Tossed Waves reviewed at 'Pivotal Encounter with the Undead' The Weekend Australian (1 May 2010).
  30. Hill, Horns reviewed at 'Devil in Disguise: Horror with a Heart' The Weekend Australian (20 February 2010).
  31. Doctorow, Makers reviewed at 'An Intriguing Future' The Weekend Australian (23 January 2010).
  32. Cashore, Fire reviewed at 'Playing with Fire and Fantasy' The Weekend Australian (28 November 2009).
  33. Freeman, The Casting Trilogyreviewed at The Book Show (ABC Radio National) website (2 November 2009).
  34. Bowring, Prophecy's Ruin reviewed at 'Promising Debut gives Old Battle a New Twist' The Weekend Australian (31 October 2009).
  35. Banks, Transition reviewed at 'Slipping into a Universe a Little Less Comfortable' The Weekend Australian (19 September 2009).
  36. Cashore, Graceling reviewed at The Book Show (ABC Radio National) website (1 September 2009).
  37. Hobb, The Dragon Keeper reviewed at 'Fantastist Hatches Clever Plot' The Weekend Australian (25 July 2009).
  38. Wolfe, The Best of Gene Wolfe: A Definitive Retrospective of His Finest Short Fiction reviewed at The Book Show (ABC Radio National) website (13 July 2009).
  39. Le Guin, Lavinia reviewed at 'Expanding on Virgil' The Weekend Australian (4 July 2009).
  40. Garcia , The Repossession Mambo reviewed at 'Engaging take on Repo Man in a Future Imperfect' The Weekend Australian (23 May 2009).
  41. Austen and Grahame-Smith, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, reviewed at 'Horror Tale of the Undead Brings New Life to Classic' The Weekend Australian (9 May 2009).
  42. Ryan, The Forest of Hands and Teeth, reviewed at 'Trapped between Freedom and the Undead' The Weekend Australian (4 April 2009).
  43. 'Off the Shelf: George Williams on Speculative Fiction' at The Book Show (ABC Radio National) website (20 February 2009).
  44. Canavan, The Magician's Apprentice, reviewed at 'Magic Missing from the Early Opener' The Weekend Australian (31 January 2009).
  45. McAuley, The Quiet War, reviewed at 'Space Opera on a Grand Scale' The Weekend Australian (3 January 2009).
  46. Herbert and Anderson, Paul of Dune, reviewed at 'Characters Pale in Worn Universe' The Weekend Australian (4 October 2008).
  47. Knox, The Invisible Road, reviewed at 'A Place Where Dreams are Borne' The Weekend Australian (20 September 2008).
  48. Dann (ed), Dreaming Again, reviewed at 'Imagination that Deftly Defies Northern Gravity' The Weekend Australian (26 July 2008).
  49. Reynolds, House of Suns, reviewed at 'Across the Kilo-Years under Light Speed' The Weekend Australian (14 June 2008).
  50. Preston, Blasphemy, reviewed at 'Science and Religion Collide at Light Speed' The Weekend Australian (7 June 2008).
  51. Stross, Halting State reviewed at 'World of Online Gamers takes on Edgy Reality' The Weekend Australian (5 April 2008).
  52. Donaldson, Fatal Revenant reviewed at 'Fulfilling this Fantasy Requires a Lengthy Initiation' The Weekend Australian (17 November 2007).
  53. Hunt, Inventing Human Rights: A History reviewed at 'How Human Rights Took Root in the Human Conscience' The Weekend Australian (11 August 2007).
  54. Sales, Detainee 002 reviewed at '{C}An Objective Voice in Hicks Debate{C}' The Weekend Australian (2 June 2007).
  55. Williams, The Australian Constitution: A Documentary History reviewed at (2005) 5 Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal 317-321.
  56. Solomon, The Political High Court reviewed at (1999) 73 Australian Law Journal 916.
  57. Booker, Glass and Watt, Federal Constitutional Law: An Introduction (2nd ed) reviewed at (1998) 72 Australian Law Journal 638.
  58. Buckley, Dale and Reynolds, Doc Evatt reviewed at Canberra Bulletin of Public Administration, No 80, September 1996, 109.
  59. O'Neill and Handley, Retreat from Injustice: Human Rights in Australian Law reviewed at (1996) 7 Public Law Review 59.
  60. Wilcox, An Australian Charter of Rights? reviewed at (1994) 17 University of New South Wales Law Journal 667.
  61. Booker, Glass and Watt, Federal Constitutional Law: An Introduction reviewed at (1994) 68 Australian Law Journal 914.
  62. Lewis and Kyrou, Handy Hints on Legal Practice reviewed at (1994) 19 Alternative Law Journal 299.
  63. Tronc and Dearden, Advocacy Basics for Solicitors reviewed at (1994) 19 Alternative Law Journal 49.
  64. Lee and Winterton (eds), Australian Constitutional Perspectives reviewed at (1992) 66 Australian Law Journal 867.
  65. Solomon, The Political Impact of the High Court reviewed at (1992) 17 Alternative Law Journal 303.
  66. Gaze and Jones, Law, Liberty and Australian Democracy reviewed at (1991) 16 Legal Service Bulletin 150.

Public Inquiries and Reports

  1. ‘Judges in Vice-Regal Roles’ Report prepared for the Judicial Conference of Australia (September 2014) (with Rebecca Ananian-Welsh), 1-51.
  2. ‘Judicial Independence from the Executive’ Report prepared for the Judicial Conference of Australia (June 2014) (with Rebecca Ananian-Welsh), 1-47.
  3. Recall Elections for New South Wales? Report of the Panel of Constitutional Experts(Final Report, State of New South Wales, 2011), 1-162.
  4. Working Together: Inquiry into Options for a New National Industrial Relations System (Final Report, State of New South Wales, 2007), 1-110.
  5. Inquiry into Options for a New National Industrial Relations System (Issues Paper, State of New South Wales, 2007), 1-32.
  6. Advisory Group on Federal‑State Reform,A Framework to Guide the Future Development of Specific Purpose Payments (SPPs) (Discussion paper, Federal Opposition, 31 July 2007), 1-10.
  7. Victorian Human Rights Consultation Committee, Rights, Responsibilities and Respect: The Report of the Human Rights Consultation Committee (State of Victoria, 2005), 1-236.
  8. Victorian Human Rights Consultation Committee, Have Your Say About Human Rights in Victoria (State of Victoria, 2005), 1-52.

Media Publications

  1. Why a Hung Parliament Remains a Real Possibility’ The Age (27 June 2016).
  2. ‘Call of the Kingmaker if No One Wins the Election’ Sydney Morning Herald (27 June 2016).
  3. ‘What if There is No Winner?’ Canberra Times (27 June 2016).
  4. ‘NSW Lags Behind in Fixing the Real Problem with Abortion Law’ Sydney Morning Herald (13 June 2016).
  5. ‘The Soft Corruption at the Heart of our Political System’ Sydney Morning Herald (30 May 2016).
  6. ‘Why the Major Parties Can’t Ignore the Greens’ Sydney Morning Herald (16 May 2016).
  7. ‘The Court Case that Could Derail Turnbull’s Election Plans’ Sydney Morning Herald (2 May 2016).
  8. ‘Stripping of Citizenship a Loss in More Ways Than One’ Sydney Morning Herald (18 April 2016).
  9. ‘We Should be Told How Our High Court Judges are Chosen’ Sydney Morning Herald (4 April 2016).
  10. ‘Australia’s Problem with Innocent Until Proven Guilty’ Sydney Morning Herald (16 March 2016).
  11. ‘Senate Voting Below the Line Needs to be Reformed as Well’ Sydney Morning Herald (29 February 2016).
  12. ‘Teens Aged 16 and 17 Should Vote in Marriage Equality Plebiscite’ Sydney Morning Herald (22 February 2016).
  13. ‘Not a Good Day for M68 or Any Other Asylum Seeker for that Matter’ Sydney Morning Herald (4 February 2016)
  14. ‘The Growing Assault on our Democratic Rights’ The Age (28 December 2015).
  15. ‘We Must Speak Up When Our Rights are Squashed by Power’ Sydney Morning Herald (28 December 2015).
  16. ‘The Growing Assault on Our Democratic Rights’ Canberra Times (28 December 2015).
  17. ‘How an Indigenous Treaty Would Build a Better Foundation for Australia’ The Age (14 December 2015).
  18. ‘How an Indigenous Treaty Would Build a Better Foundation for Australia’ Sydney Morning Herald (14 December 2015).
  19. ‘All Victims of Abuse Sanctioned by the State Deserve the Same Right to Compensation’ Sydney Morning Herald (30 November 2015).
  20. ‘All Victims of Abuse Sanctioned by the State Deserve the Same Right to Compensation’ The Age (30 November 2015).
  21. ‘Citizenship Rights a Casualty of Terrorism’ Sydney Morning Herald (16 November 2015).
  22. ‘Citizenship Rights a Casualty of Terrorism’ The Age (16 November 2015).
  23. ‘Racial Discrimination Act a Turning Point in Fight Against Legal Discrimination’ Sydney Morning Herald (2 November 2015).
  24. ‘Bid for UN Councils Made Difficult by Our Record at Home’ Sydney Morning Herald (19 October 2015).
  25. ‘Why Turnbull Should Dump Abbott’s Citizenship Bill’ The Age (5 October 2015).
  26. ‘PM Must Dump Citizenship Bill’ Sydney Morning Herald (5 October 2015).
  27. ‘A Plebiscite on Same-Sex Marriage? No Thanks’ The Age (21 September 2015).
  28. ‘Under PM Turnbull, Where to Now for Same -Sex Marriage?’ Sydney Morning Herald (21 September 2015).
  29. ‘Political Tactic Designed to Maintain Focus on Heydon’ Canberra Times (7 September 2015).
  30. ‘Disquiet over Heydon's Role Difficult to Dispel’ Sydney Morning Herald (7 September 2015).
  31. ‘MP Expenses Must be Fixed’ Canberra Times (10 August 2015).
  32. ‘The Failure to Fix the Expenses System Rests with Our Politicians’ Sydney Morning Herald (10 August 2015).
  33. ‘Let’s Restart the Debate over a Republic but with a Better Model than the Last’ Sydney Morning Herald (27 July 2015).
  34. ‘We Must Conclude Debate on Recognition of our First Peoples’ Sydney Morning Herald (13 July 2015).
  35. ‘Deeply Flawed Citizenship Law Casts Wide Net’ The Age (25 June 2015).
  36. ‘Flawed Law to Throw a Wide Net’ Sydney Morning Herald (25 June 2015).
  37. ‘Proposal to Give Aboriginal Peoples a Bigger Say May be Misplaced’ Sydney Morning Herald (15 June 2015).
  38. ‘Lowering the Voting Age to 16 Would be Good for Democracy’ Sydney Morning Herald (1 June 2015).
  39. ‘Lowering the Voting Age to 16 Would Boost Democracy’ Canberra Times (1 June 2015).
  40. ‘Referendum No Way to Resolve Same-Sex Marriage Impasse’ Sydney Morning Herald (18 May 2015).
  41. ‘Western Australia’s Strident Secession Threats Just Empty Words’ Sydney Morning Herald (4 May 2015).
  42. ‘Laws Fail to Stop Australians Going Overseas to Fight’ Sydney Morning Herald (20 April 2015).
  43. ‘Unfinished Business’ Sydney Morning Herald (11 April 2015) (with Megan Davis).
  44. ‘Nile likely to have Baird Over a Barrel – and Profit Thereby’ Sydney Morning Herald (6 April 2015).
  45. ‘Metadata Law Concessions Good News for Press but Problems Remain’ Sydney Morning Herald (23 March 2015).
  46. ‘Lack of Accountability Means Political Parties Remain Exposed to Potential Corruption’ Sydney Morning Herald (9 March 2015).
  47. ‘Changing Minds on the Right to Die’ The Drum (25 February 2015).
  48. ‘Lack of Help for Hicks Reflects Poorly on Us’ Sydney Morning Herald (23 February 2015).
  49. ‘Australia’s Response to 9/11 was More Damaging to Freedom than any Other Country’s’ The Guardian, 19 February 2015 (with Andrew Lynch and Nicola McGarrity).
  50. ‘Retirement Age Needs to Better Reflect Society’ The Age (9 February 2015).
  51. ‘Bench Retirement Age Needs to Better Reflect Society’ Sydney Morning Herald (9 February 2015).
  52. ‘Holes in Metadata Bill Mean it’s not the Law Australia Needs’ Sydney Morning Herald (29 December 2014).
  53. ‘Blood on Many Hands in CIA Torture Scandal’ Sydney Morning Herald (15 December 2014).
  54. ‘Don’t Expect Senate Defectors to Take the Honourable Course’ Sydney Morning Herald (1 December 2014).
  55. ‘Retiring Judges Force Abbott Government’s Hand on High Court’ Sydney Morning Herald (17 November 2014).
  56. Anti-Terror Laws Undermine Democracy’ Sydney Morning Herald (3 November 2014).
  57. ‘Driven Out: Hostile Senate Sealed Gough Whitlam’s fate’ The Australian (22 October 2014).
  58. ‘A Law unto Himself, Whitlam’s Reforms Stood the Test of Time’ The Age (22 October 2014).
  59. ‘McCloy’s Challenge may Derail Changes to Donations Laws’ Sydney Morning Herald (20 October 2014).
  60. ‘We Shouldn’t Introduce More Anti-Terror Legislation When We Have the Laws Already’ Sydney Morning Herald (6 October 2014).
  61. ‘How a Vote Could Change Racist Laws’ Sydney Morning Herald (22 September 2014).
  62. ‘We Need Privacy Rights Reform that Cracks Down on this Cynical Snooping’ Sydney Morning Herald (8 September 2014).
  63. ‘It's Lip Service to Free Speech’ Canberra Times (25 August 2014).
  64. ‘Free Speech Must be Liberated from Political Captors’ Sydney Morning Herald (25 August 2014).
  65. ‘Anti-Terrorism Reforms put Democracy at Risk’ Sydney Morning Herald (11 August 2014).
  66. ‘Fix the Racism at the Heart of the Constitution’ The Age (18 July 2014).
  67. ‘Time to Fix a Stain in the Constitution’ Sydney Morning Herald (18 July 2014).
  68. ‘How PM Can Play Double-Dissolution Card’ The Age (15 July 2014).
  69. ‘How Abbott Can Play his Double Dissolution Card’ Sydney Morning Herald (15 July 2014).
  70. ‘Brandis Need Only Refer to Brandis to See Error’ Canberra Times (1 July 2014).
  71. ‘George Brandis Ignores His Own Insights into Chaplains Ruling’ Sydney Morning Herald (1 July 2014).
  72. ‘Palmer Saga Set to Play Out in Senate’ The Examiner (23 June 2014).
  73. ‘Palmer the Ballast in Canberra Balancing Act’ Canberra Times (19 June 2014).
  74. ‘The Clive Factor: Palmer Crucial for Government as it Tries to Woo Senate’ Sydney Morning Herald (19 June 2014).
  75. ‘Draw of Public Funding Fails’ Canberra Times (3 June 2014).
  76. ‘Public Funding of Elections is Costly and Simply Unfair’ Sydney Morning Herald (3 June 2014).
  77. ‘Indefinite Detention Without Reason Must End’ Canberra Times (20 May 2014).
  78. ‘ASIO’s New Power over Asylum Seekers Needs Proper Checks’ Sydney Morning Herald (20 May 2014).
  79. ‘Chaplaincy Program Back in the Dock of the High Court’ Sydney Morning Herald (6 May 2014).
  80. ‘To Drag Republican Movement from the Doldrums, Political Leaders Must speak Up’ Sydney Morning Herald (22 April 2014).
  81. ‘WA Senate Poll a Reminder Voters are Being Tricked’ Sydney Morning Herald (7 April 2014).
  82. ‘Scrapping Monitor of Anti-Terror Laws Unfathomable’ Canberra Times (25 March 2014).
  83. ‘Cutting Red Tape an Excuse to Reject Unwelcome Advice’ Sydney Morning Herald (25 March 2014).
  84. ‘Scrapping Monitor of Anti-Terror Laws Unfathomable’ The Age (25 March 2014).
  85. ‘No Party has a Monopoly on Human Rights Reform’ Canberra Times (11 March 2014).
  86. ‘Don’t Give up on Abbott: Human Rights is a Conservative Issue Too’ Sydney Morning Herald (10 March 2014).
  87. ‘Folly in Revealing Cabinet Papers’ The Age (25 February 2014).
  88. ‘Releasing Cabinet Documents has a Long-Term Price’ Canberra Times (25 February 2014).
  89. ‘Releasing Cabinet Documents May Bring Short-term Benefit but at a Long Term Price’ Sydney Morning Herald (25 February 2014).
  90. ‘Extraordinary Powers Come with Weapon in PM’s Armoury’ Sydney Morning Herald (11 February 2014).
  91. ‘Nauru Judiciary Turmoil Demands Real Response’ Sydney Morning Herald (28 January 2014).
  92. ‘Brandis Faces Test on Rights’ Canberra Times (31 December 2013).
  93. ‘Anti-terrorism Laws will be Test for Brandis’ Commitment to Freedoms’ Sydney Morning Herald (31 December 2013).
  94. ‘Freedom of Political Communication a Weak Basis to Roll Party Funding Reform’ Sydney Morning Herald (18 December 2013).
  95. ‘High Court Ruling did not Rule out Same-Sex Marriage’ Canberra Times (17 December 2013).
  96. ‘Gay Marriage is Now Only a Matter of Political Will’ Sydney Morning Herald (17 December 2013).
  97. ‘Being Pro-Choice in Practice is Not the Same as Legal Protection’ Sydney Morning Herald (3 December 2013).
  98. ‘Tony Abbott Lacks a Road Map for Reforms to Federation – It Could Save Billions’ Sydney Morning Herald (19 November 2013).
  99. ‘Treaty with Australia’s Indigenous People Long Overdue’ Sydney Morning Herald (13 November 2013).
  100. ‘Lost Senate votes in WA: Time to Consider Electronic Voting’ Sydney Morning Herald (5 November 2013).
  101. ‘ACT’s Move Improves Marriage Bill’s Chances’ Sydney Morning Herald (22 October 2013).
  102. ‘If at First You Don’t Secede ...’ Canberra Times (8 October 2013).
  103. ‘Right, you Lot, It’s Time we Seceded’ Sydney Morning Herald (8 October 2013).
  104. ‘Aboriginal Voices are the Key to Real Change’ Sydney Morning Herald (24 September 2013).
  105. ‘Electoral Reform Vital to Halt Micro Problem’ Sydney Morning Herald (10 September 2013).
  106. ‘Coalition Would Find Asylum Processing Plan Fails on Two Fronts’ Sydney Morning Herald (27 August 2013).
  107. ‘Amendments Could Stymie PNG Plan Challenge’ Canberra Times (21 August 2013).
  108. ‘States may Leave PM at the Altar on Gay Marriage’ Sydney Morning Herald (13 August 2013).
  109. ‘More than a Legal Issue, PNG Plan Challenges Core Principles’ Sydney Morning Herald (23 July 2013).
  110. ‘Nation’s Very Foundation Built on Right to Choose Own God’ Sydney Morning Herald (16 July 2013).
  111. ‘All Eyes on the Independents after Rudd Defeats Gillard’ Sydney Morning Herald (26 June 2013).
  112. ‘Chances of Return to Death Penalty Remain Almost Nil’ Sydney Morning Herald (18 June 2013).
  113. ‘Action on Inept Anti-Terror Laws must get Priority’ Sydney Morning Herald (21 May 2013).
  114. ‘Constitutional Change Makes Sense’ Sydney Morning Herald (9 May 2013).
  115. ‘Windsor Vote Push Could Open Can of Worms’ Sydney Morning Herald (30 April 2013).
  116. ‘Come Clean on Role We Played in Abetting Torture’ Sydney Morning Herald (22 April 2013).
  117. ‘Even Heroes Must Comply with the Laws of the Land’ Sydney Morning Herald (8 April 2013).
  118. ‘Privacy: The Fix Should not be Left to Judges’ Sydney Morning Herald (26 March 2013).
  119. ‘States’ Grip on Gang Laws could Scupper Federal Clampdown’ Sydney Morning Herald (12 March 2013).
  120. ‘Tasmania Leads Way on Voluntary Euthanasia’ Sydney Morning Herald (27 February 2013).
  121. ‘Broad Support for Fixed-Term Elections Should be Catalyst for Action’ Sydney Morning Herald (12 February 2013).
  122. ‘Eleventh Hour for Action to Change Federal Funding to Local Councils’ Sydney Morning Herald (29 January 2013).
  123. ‘Clock Ticks on Urgent Reform’ Sydney Morning Herald (22 December 2012).
  124. ‘Lost Change of $20b a Year is Falling Through Federal-State Divide’ Sydney Morning Herald (5 December 2012).
  125. ‘Dismissal Looms Large for a New Political Generation’ Sydney Morning Herald (20 November 2012).
  126. ‘Time to Give People Say in How Governor-General is Chosen’ Sydney Morning Herald (6 November 2012).
  127. ‘Law Letting ASIO Detain in Secret Belongs in a Police State’ Sydney Morning Herald (23 October 2012).
  128. ‘Time to Get Serious on Recognising Aboriginal Rights in the Constitution’ Sydney Morning Herald (9 October 2012).
  129. ‘States Leave Canberra Behind in Rush to Same-Sex Marriage’ Sydney Morning Herald (20 September 2012).
  130. ‘MP’s Aim to Become Mayor Runs a Legal Risk’ Sydney Morning Herald (7 September 2012).
  131. ‘Here’s Something Even Gillard and Abbott Might Agree On’ Sydney Morning Herald (28 August 2012).
  132. ‘Some of Our Anti-Terrorism Laws are Well Past Their Use-By Date’ Sydney Morning Herald (14 August 2012). 
  133. 'Fatal Flaw in GST Design Dooms us to State-Federal Funding Stalemate' Sydney Morning Herald(31 July 2012).
  134. 'Challenge to Print Media Regulation Would Almost Certainly Fail' Sydney Morning Herald(17 July 2012).
  135. 'Chaplaincy Ruling Casts Doubt on Federal Programs' The Age(21 June 2012).
  136. 'School Chaplains Ruling Alters Concept of Federal Funding' Sydney Morning Herald(21 June 2012).
  137. 'Referendums Lack Friendly Persuasion' Sydney Morning Herald(19 June 2012).
  138. 'State of Same-Sex Union: Federal Defeat Won't Spell End of Debate' Sydney Morning Herald(5 June 2012).
  139. 'New Body Needed to Fill Cracks of Corruption Sydney Morning Herald(22 May 2012).
  140. 'Human Rights Hypocrisy Hurts Canberra's Role on World Stage' Sydney Morning Herald(8 May 2012).
  141. 'Judge Her on Merits: Roxon's Proposed Reforms Well Constructed' Sydney Morning Herald(24 April 2012).
  142. 'No One Should be Allowed to Double Park, Not Even Clover Moore' Sydney Morning Herald(10 April 2012).
  143. 'Don't expect the Court to Undo Carbon and Mining Taxes' The Age (27 March 2012).
  144. 'Tax Challengers Take a Swing, but Legislation is Unlikely to Buckle' Sydney Morning Herald(27March 2012).
  145. 'Easier to Pick a Melbourne Cup Winner than Next High Court Judge' Sydney Morning Herald(13 March 2012).
  146. 'Donations Reform a Big Win, but Will it Last?' Sydney Morning Herald(17 February 2012).
  147. 'If There is a Union, It Won't be Peaceful' Sydney Morning Herald(14 February 2012).
  148. 'Only Political Negligence can Kill off this Historic Referendum' Sydney Morning Herald(31 January 2012).
  149. 'AReferendum that Can, and Should, be Won' The Age (17 January 2012).
  150. 'Pathway to Referendum Success is Now Clear' Sydney Morning Herald(17 January 2012).
  151. 'After All the Horse-Trading, Gillard Team Braces for Judgment Day' Sydney Morning Herald(6 December 2011).
  152. 'Minimum Sentence, Maximum Injustice' Sydney Morning Herald(6 December 2011).
  153. 'Money has Driven the Federal System Right Off the Rails' Sydney Morning Herald(22 November 2011).
  154. 'When the Umpire Takes a Stand' Sydney Morning Herald(12 November 2011).
  155. 'Abbott Courts Trouble with Carbon Tax Plans' Sydney Morning Herald(26 October 2011).
  156. 'Offshore Processing Bill is Tampa Law Mark II: Unjust and Bad' Sydney Morning Herald(11 October 2011).
  157. 'Race Vote Should Offer Protection All Round' Sydney Morning Herald(27 September 2011).
  158. 'The Laws that Erode Who We Are' Sydney Morning Herald(10 September 2011).
  159. 'While the Guilt is not Certain, the Damage is Beyond Doubt' The Age(30 August 2011).
  160. 'It's not Law Thomson Should Fear' Sydney Morning Herald(30 August 2011).
  161. 'Malaysia Court Case Pitches Minister Against Basic Refugee Rights' Sydney Morning Herald(16 August 2011).
  162. 'Breaches of Privacy by Large Corporations the Real Problem' Sydney Morning Herald(3 August 2011).
  163. 'A State of Confidence up North as NT Moves Towards Adulthood' Sydney Morning Herald(19 July 2011).
  164. 'Latest Chapter Ignores the Fatal Flaw in Territory Intervention' Sydney Morning Herald(5 July 2011).
  165. 'National Plebiscite on Carbon Tax an Expensive, Bad Idea' The Age(21 June 2011).
  166. 'Why Put it to the People when Labor is Free to Ignore the Result?' Sydney Morning Herald (21 June 2011).
  167. 'Plain Packaging Challenge Could Go Up in Smoke, But You Never Know' Sydney Morning Herald (7 June 2011).
  168. 'Chaplaincy Challenge Reveals Legal Failure' Sydney Morning Herald (24 May 2011).
  169. 'Labor Stalling May Anoint Charles III' Sydney Morning Herald (11 May 2011).
  170. 'The Female Factor Sets up a Right Royal Mess' Sydney Morning Herald (26 April 2011).
  171. 'Britain is Taking Another Look at its Anti-Terrorism Laws, So Why Can't We?' Sydney Morning Herald (14 April 2011).
  172. 'O'Farrell Needs to Prove that States can do Things Better' Sydney Morning Herald (29 March 2011).
  173. 'Nothing to Fear but Timidity in Brown's Bill' Sydney Morning Herald (15 March 2011).
  174. 'Law is no Hindrance to Locking up Children' Sydney Morning Herald (1 March 2011).
  175. 'Should Same Sex Marriage be Legalised? Sydney Morning Herald (26 February 2011).
  176. 'COAG Needs to be Loved and Nurtured' Sydney Morning Herald (16 February 2011).
  177. 'Reform of Pokies Tests Gillard deal with Wilkie' Sydney Morning Herald (1 February 2011).
  178. 'Child Porn Decision a Bad Look for MPs' Sydney Morning Herald (21 December 2010).
  179. 'Bridle on Outspoken Charities was Wrong' Sydney Morning Herald (7 December 2010).
  180. 'PM Would be Wise not to Play Catch-up with High Court' Sydney Morning Herald (24 November 2010).
  181. 'Euthanasia Bill needed for Healthy Democracy' Sydney Morning Herald (9 November 2010).
  182. 'When Water Pours into Legal Minefields' Sydney Morning Herald (26 October 2010).
  183. 'Abortion Law Stuck in the 19th Century' Sydney Morning Herald (12 October 2010).
  184. 'States could Legalise Same-Sex Marriage' Sydney Morning Herald (28 September 2010).
  185. 'Old-Style Racism Still in Constitution' Sydney Morning Herald(14 September 2010).
  186. 'Convincing a Nation of Naysayers' Sydney Morning Herald (11 September 2010) (with David Hume).
  187. 'Everything you Probably Wanted to Know about Forming Government' Sydney Morning Herald (8 September 2010).
  188. 'Too Much Stability can be a Problem' Sydney Morning Herald (31 August 2010).
  189. 'Guide to a Hung Parliament: How a Government is Formed' Sydney Morning Herald (25 August 2010).
  190. 'Instability Certain as Gillard, Abbott Face up to the Task' The Age (23 August 2010)
  191. 'Buckle up for a Rocky Ride to a Majority' Sydney Morning Herald (23 August 2010).
  192. 'Democracy Set for a Digital Revolution' Sydney Morning Herald (17 August 2010).
  193. 'Electoral Roll Makes a Mockery of Election' Sydney Morning Herald (19 July 2010).
  194. 'Building Watchdog Undermines Liberty' Sydney Morning Herald (6 July 2010).
  195. 'Top Judicial Posts Merit Scrutiny' Sydney Morning Herald (22 June 2010).
  196. 'Standards Start to Slip Without the Rule of Law' Sydney Morning Herald (9 June 2010).
  197. 'Filtering by Computer Fails on Judgment' Sydney Morning Herald (25 May 2010).
  198. 'Too Rich, Too Weak to Succeed Seceding' Sydney Morning Herald (11 May 2010).
  199. 'People with Power Don't Want to Give it up' Sydney Morning Herald (27 April 2010).
  200. 'NZ-Oz Nation: Impossible Dream, or Natural Union?' The Dominion Post (New Zealand) 31 March 2010.
  201. 'A Nation Girt by Sea and Divided by it' Sydney Morning Herald (30 March 2010).
  202. 'The Moral Quandary of Sterilising A Child' Sydney Morning Herald (16 March 2010).
  203. 'No Death Penalty, No Shades of Grey' Sydney Morning Herald (2 March 2010).
  204. 'Stuck in an Unfair Federal System' Sydney Morning Herald(16 February 2010).
  205. 'Change will Only Come if Leaders can Agree' Sydney Morning Herald(2 February 2010).
  206. 'Past Time to Cut Ties with the Monarchy' Sydney Morning Herald(20 January 2010).
  207. 'Debate the Recall, but Safeguard the System' Sydney Morning Herald(15 December 2009).
  208. 'The Policy Labor Used to Support' Sydney Morning Herald(11 December 2009).
  209. 'Rudd is Unlikely to be Trigger Happy' Sydney Morning Herald(1 December 2009).
  210. 'Rudd Unlikely to be Trigger Happy' The Age (1 December 2009).
  211. 'League Tables Law is Simply Rank' Sydney Morning Herald(17 November 2009).
  212. 'Time for a New Debate on the Republic' Sydney Morning Herald (3 November 2009).
  213. 'The People Have Spoken – and They Want Protection' Sydney Morning Herald (21 October 2009).
  214. 'A Clear Voice Crying for Dignity for our Fellow Beings' Sydney Morning Herald (9 October 2009).
  215. 'Show of Hands for Call to Arms' Sydney Morning Herald (6 October 2009).
  216. 'New Test Promotes Citizenship by Rote' Sydney Morning Herald (23 September 2009).
  217. 'Pyrrhic Victory May Help Stewart' Sydney Morning Herald (8 September 2009).
  218. 'How to Get Rid of Them' Sydney Morning Herald (3 September 2009).
  219. 'There are More Humane Ways to Die than Starving' Sydney Morning Herald (25 August 2009).
  220. 'Curbs on Campaign Ads Should not be Beyond Us' Sydney Morning Herald (11 August 2009).
  221. 'Health Reform Needs a Federal Fix First' Sydney Morning Herald (28 July 2009).
  222. 'A Better Way to Choose Judges' Sydney Morning Herald (14 July 2009).
  223. 'High Court Casts Shadow on Canberra's Lofty Vision' Sydney Morning Herald (9 July 2009).
  224. 'One Man's Rare Win for States' Rights may Ring Hollow' The Age (9 July 2009).
  225. 'Time to Take Away their Right to Vote' Sydney Morning Herald (30 June 2009).
  226. 'Bush Capital Lacks a Fair Share' Canberra Times (17 June 2009).
  227. 'It's our Republic, Not a Dance with Her Maj's Heirs' Sydney Morning Herald (16 June 2009).
  228. 'Wisdom of Politicians is Frail Shield for our Rights' Sydney Morning Herald (2 June 2009).
  229. 'Work Choices Flaw Lives on in Industrial Relations Law' Sydney Morning Herald (20 May 2009).
  230. 'Wanted: A Workable System' Canberra Times (11 May 2009).
  231. 'The Gaping Holes in our Laws on Torture' Sydney Morning Herald (6 May 2009).
  232. 'Alcopops Bill Could be a Trigger to Dissolution' Sydney Morning Herald (21 April 2009).
  233. 'The Rule of Law has been Displaced by the Force of Arms' Sydney Morning Herald (11 April 2009).
  234. 'Racist Premise of Our Constitution Remains' Sydney Morning Herald (7 April 2009).
  235. 'Challenge to Bonuses has its Merits' Sydney Morning Herald (20 March 2009).
  236. 'Breaking Pattern of Citizen Inane' Sydney Morning Herald (10 March 2009).
  237. 'Time to Change Terrorism Laws' Sydney Morning Herald (24 February 2009).
  238. 'Rudd Must Act if Race Complaint Upheld' Sydney Morning Herald (10 February 2009).
  239. 'Power to the People' Canberra Times (20 December 2008) (with Bob McMullan).
  240. 'Righting Outdated Ways' Hobart Mercury (12 December 2008).
  241. 'Parliament, not Courts, Key to Human Rights Watch' Courier Mail (11 December 2008).
  242. 'Now for the Hard Bit' Canberra Times (6 December 2008).
  243. 'Mess of Contradiction'Canberra Times (22 November 2008).
  244. 'Time for New Numbers' Canberra Times (8 November 2008).
  245. 'Case for a New Umpire' Canberra Times (25 October 2008).
  246. 'Rudd's Charter of Rights a Modest Proposal' Australian Financial Review (24 October 2008).
  247. 'Our Electoral Lottery' Canberra Times (11 October 2008).
  248. 'Four Rules for Reform' Canberra Times (27 September 2008).
  249. 'A Tangled Tale of Two Houses' The Age (24 September 2008) (with Nicola McGarrity).
  250. 'No Early Mark for Rees' Canberra Times (13 September 2008).
  251. 'Work Laws Don't Work' Canberra Times (30 August 2008).
  252. 'The Limits of Freedom' Canberra Times (16 August 2008).
  253. '105 years – Not One High Court Judge From SA' Sunday Mail (Adelaide) (3 August 2008).
  254. 'New Solution Needs Legal Help' Canberra Times (2 August 2008).
  255. 'Consult More Widely on Bench' Canberra Times (21 July 2008).
  256. 'A Victory Only until the Next Time' Sydney Morning Herald (16 July 2008) (with Nicola McGarrity).
  257. 'Without Fear or Favour' Canberra Times(5 July 2008).
  258. 'Securing our Safety' Canberra Times (21 June 2008).
  259. 'Now to Say, Never Again' Canberra Times (7 June 2008).
  260. 'Odds are Against Rudd Hearing a Resounding Yes to Reform' The Age (31 May 2008).
  261. 'Truth Takes a Beating' Canberra Times (24 May 2008).
  262. 'Peril in Self-Rule Gaps' Canberra Times (10 May 2008).
  263. 'A Wild, Inspiring Ride' Canberra Times (26 April 2008).
  264. 'In the Republic Domain' The Australian (19 April 2008).
  265. 'Getting Down to Brass Tacks on Indigenous Treaty' Canberra Times (12 April 2008).
  266. 'Pollies' Inertia Stalls Law Reform Action' Hobart Mercury(8 April 2008).
  267. 'More than Just a Flag' Canberra Times (5 April 2008).
  268. 'Bickering Aside, we need a Rights Charter' The Australian (4 April 2008).
  269. 'Frozen Continent' Sydney Morning Herald (29 March 2008).
  270. 'It's Time to Repair Australia's Tattered Federalism' Canberra Times (28 March 2008).
  271. 'New Laws Whittle Away Academic Freedom' Canberra Times (1 March 2008).
  272. 'Next Step: A Treaty and Racism-free Law' Canberra Times (16 February 2008).
  273. 'All People Need a Say in Constitutional Reform' Canberra Times (9 February 2008).
  274. 'Speculation on Queen Before any Choice Needs to be Made' Herald Sun (31 January 2008).
  275. 'A Court Short on Answers' The Australian (26 January 2008).
  276. 'Human Rights Finally Take Centre Stage' The Australian (31 August 2007).
  277. 'The Forum: 30th Anniversary of Star Wars' TheAustralian (3 November 2007).
  278. 'Free Speech Needs Protection, But Bill of Rights is not Enough' The Australian (31 August 2007).
  279. 'A Charter of Rights' Perspective, ABC Radio National website (23 August 2007).
  280. 'Vision is Needed to Drive Reforms' The Australian (3 August 2007).
  281. 'Dodgy Outcome Demands Review' The Australian (1 August 2007).
  282. 'Court Action Leaves Murray up the River' Adelaide Advertiser (27 July 2007).
  283. 'Both Sides Looking for a Case that Holds Water' Sydney Morning Herald (26 July 2007).
  284. 'A Solution Trickling Away' The Age (26 July 2007).
  285. 'Discerning Judge of Character' The Australian (7 July 2007).
  286. 'Throwing the book terror' Courier Mail (25 June 2007).
  287. 'Watching What we Read' Hobart Mercury (7 June 2007).
  288. 'Terrorism Proposal is a Clumsy Extension of Censorship Laws' Sydney Morning Herald (4 June 2007).
  289. 'Missing Out on a Vote' Herald Sun(24 May 2007).
  290. 'Sensible to Enshrine Freedoms we Hold so Dear' West Australian (5 May 2007).
  291. 'Fear Factor' Geelong Advertiser (2 May 2007).
  292. 'Dilemma of too much Choice' The Australian (28 April 2007).
  293. 'Why Youngsters will Lose their Right to Vote' Daily Telegraph (27 April 2007).
  294. 'Righting the Wrongs in Perilous Times' Lawyers Weekly, Issue 333, 13 April 2007, 36-37.
  295. 'Hicks Gag Surprises' Courier Mail (4 April 2007).
  296. 'Australian Freedom goes on Trial' Sydney Morning Herald (31 March 2007).
  297. 'Lessons from an Injustice' The Age (31 March 2007).
  298. 'Heinous Crime Evolved into a Sick Heroism' Daily Telegraph (28 March 2007) (with Edwina MacDonald).
  299. 'Hicks Sees a New Dawn' Herald Sun (28 March 2007) (with Edwina MacDonald).
  300. 'Setback to Terror War' Courier Mail (28 March 2007) (with Edwina MacDonald).
  301. 'Federation Needs a Fix' The Age (21 March 2007).
  302. 'Federal System Past its Use-by Date' Courier Mail (21 March 2007).
  303. 'Dated System Rips us Off' Hobart Mercury (14 March 2007).
  304. 'So Much Government, So Little Done' Sydney Morning Herald (13 March 2007).
  305. 'Censorship: Meaningless, Counterproductive' Australian Financial Review (9 March 2007) (with Edwina MacDonald).
  306. 'How to Avoid Making Hicks a Martyr' Daily Telegraph (6 March 2007).
  307. 'End the Hicks Hypocrisy' Hobart Mercury (6 March 2007).
  308. 'Move Hicks out of the Election Limelight' Canberra Times (6 March 2007).
  309. 'No Excuse for not Bringing Hicks Home' The Age (5 March 2007) (with Edwina MacDonald).
  310. 'Five years of Legal Shame' Courier Mail (5 March 2007) (with Edwina MacDonald).
  311. 'Australia's Anti-terror Laws' Perspective, ABC Radio National website (28 February 2007).
  312. 'We Should have a say on who Judges us' Daily Telegraph (24 January 2007).
  313. 'Law and Disorder' Hobart Mercury (4 January 2007).
  314. 'Justice for All has Become Justice for Some' The Age (3 January 2007).
  315. 'Fix-it Later Legislation no way to Govern' The Australian (28 December 2006).
  316. 'Reform a National Priority' Courier Mail (25 December 2006).
  317. 'US Tinge to our History' Herald Sun (15 December 2006).
  318. 'If you sat a Citizenship Test, would you Pass?' Adelaide Advertiser (13 December 2006).
  319. 'True Blue Quiz for All' Hobart Mercury (14 December 2006).
  320. 'A Test all Aussies Should Pass Too' Daily Telegraph (13 December 2006).
  321. 'See if You're True-Blue Enough to Pass Test' Canberra Times (13 December 2006).
  322. 'Confidence Vote to Fix Federation' Australian Financial Review(11 December 2006).
  323. 'Expensive Way to Run a Country' The Australian (8 December 2006).
  324. 'Court Tilts Federal Balance' Hobart Mercury (16 November 2006).
  325. 'States on Back Foot' Courier Mail (16 November 2006).
  326. 'Federal Power now has Further Reach' Daily Telegraph (15 November 2006).
  327. 'Beware Future Federal Power Grab' Adelaide Advertiser(15 November 2006).
  328. 'Goodbye to States' Rights' The Age (15 November 2006).
  329. 'Ruling Beefs up Federal Muscle Expense of States' Canberra Times(15 November 2006).
  330. 'Smart Money is on PM's Choice' Herald Sun (14 November 2006).
  331. 'High Noon for IR' Courier Mail (14 November 2006).
  332. 'IR Now Boils down to a Battle of Political Wills' Canberra Times (14 November 2006).
  333. 'Harder to Keep Government Honest' Australian Financial Review (2 October 2006) (with Daniel Tynan).
  334. 'Fear of the Law on Terror' The Australian (20 September 2006) (with Edwina MacDonald).
  335. 'Running the Risk of a Raft of Over-reactions' The Australian (4 September 2006).
  336. 'High Court must Settle Terror Law Dispute' Adelaide Advertiser (1 September 2006) (with Edwina MacDonald).
  337. 'This Plodding Monster Faces its Own Day of Judgement' Sydney Morning Herald (30 August 2006) (with Edwina MacDonald).
  338. 'Separation of Powers may be under Threat' The Age (30 August 2006) (with Edwina MacDonald).
  339. 'Negotiating a Fair Go for Workers' Courier Mail (28 August 2006).
  340. 'Beazley would do well to Move Forward on IR laws' The Age (25 August 2006).
  341. 'The Parliamentary Fix is in and Needs Repair' Daily Telegraph(22 August 2006).
  342. 'Fix Pollie Terms Four Years' Herald Sun (22 August 2006).
  343. 'Parliament Term Changes Need Input From Public' Canberra Times (22 August 2006).
  344. 'Time to Serve the People' Courier Mail(22 August 2006).
  345. 'Enshrining Freedoms' Hobart Mercury (3 August 2006).
  346. 'Seen but not Heard' Sydney Morning Herald (29 July 2006).
  347. 'The Charter you Wanted' Herald Sun (26 July 2006).
  348. 'Fix the System Making us Pay High Taxes' Daily Telegraph(24 July 2006).
  349. 'Fragile Freedom' The Age (8 July 2006).
  350. 'Challenge to Change' Courier Mail(5 July 2006).
  351. 'There's no Denying the Old Buggy has Lost a Wheel' Sydney Morning Herald (5 July 2006).
  352. 'Federal System Needs More than a Quick Fix' The Age (5 July 2006).
  353. 'It's Time: To Reform the Powers that Be' Adelaide Advertiser (4 July 2006).
  354. 'No Country is an Island' Australian Financial Review (30 June 2006) (with Madelaine Chiam).
  355. 'Electoral Changes Going Backwards' Sydney Morning Herald (23 June 2006).
  356. 'Reform Rolling in the Wrong Direction' Courier Mail(21 June 2006).
  357. 'New Laws Undermine Democracy' Hobart Mercury (14 June 2006).
  358. 'Shrinking Democracy' The Age (13 June 2006).
  359. 'No Laughs in this Terrible Gag' Courier Mail(2 June 2006).
  360. 'Sedition Law Needs Surgery' Hobart Mercury (31 May 2006).
  361. 'At last, Sedition may be Consigned to History' The Age (30 May 2006).
  362. 'Speak up in Defence of Free Speech' Sydney Morning Herald (30 May 2006).
  363. 'Finances and Federalism' Perspective, ABC Radio National website (5 May 2006).
  364. 'Human Rights Charter will Save Time and Money' Daily Telegraph (13 April 2006).
  365. 'Time to Reassess Our Terror Laws' Canberra Times (8 April 2006).
  366. 'More Than Ever, Watch What You Say' Sydney Morning Herald (3 April 2006) (with David Hume).
  367. 'New Law Frees Spy Agencies to Snoop on the Innocent' The Age (3 April 2006).
  368. 'Terror Can't be Beaten by Rushing New Laws' Adelaide Advertiser(31 March 2006).
  369. 'Big Brother Looms Large in New law' Courier Mail(27 March 2006) (with David Hume).
  370. 'What Price Security?' The Age (25 March 2006).
  371. 'Mail Proposal goes "Beyond the Pale"' Hobart Mercury (24 March 2006) (with David Hume).
  372. 'Someone Else Might be Listening' Herald Sun (23 March 2006) (with David Hume).
  373. 'Human Rights Charter Idea an Opportunity for the People to Speak' Sydney Morning Herald (21 March 2006).
  374. 'Battle for Your Rights' Herald Sun (24 February 2006).
  375. 'Federal System Needs New Deal' Courier Mail(24 February 2006).
  376. 'It's No Wonder NSW and Victoria Cry Foul Over GST Imbalances' Sydney Morning Herald (21 February 2006).
  377. 'Protect our Freedoms' Courier Mail(30 January 2006).
  378. 'The People Demand their Rights' Herald Sun (21 December 2005).
  379. 'A Clear Right of Way for People who Cherish their Freedoms' Sydney Morning Herald (21 December 2005).
  380. 'McHugh of the High Court, a Leader of Clarity, Rigour' Canberra Times (14 November 2005).
  381. 'Reforming Zeal Ruled Out of Court' Courier Mail(1 November 2005).
  382. 'Jumping the Gun on Terror' The Age (27 October 2005).
  383. 'Terrorism Laws an Inferior Copy' Courier Mail(27 October 2005).
  384. 'Essential Liberties are Lost in Imitation' Sydney Morning Herald (27 October 2005).
  385. 'Risk of Flawed Law' Hobart Mercury (27 October 2005).
  386. 'Losing Our Balance in Fortress Australia' Australian Financial Review (23 September 2005).
  387. 'Spanner in Works' Courier Mail(14 July 2005).
  388. 'Speed Bumps on the Road to IR reform' The Age (14 July 2005).
  389. 'Legal Hurdles for Industrial Relations Plan' Sydney Morning Herald (14 July 2005).
  390. 'How Terror is Straining our Legal System' The Age (27 June 2005).
  391. 'We'll All be Safer with Bill of Rights' Adelaide Advertiser(14 June 2005).
  392. 'Liberties Rest in the Hands of the Vigilant' Sydney Morning Herald (22 June 2005).
  393. 'Strike a Blow for Balance'Courier Mail(23 May 2005) (with Ben Saul).
  394. 'Spying an Opportunity to Entrench Power' Sydney Morning Herald (23 May 2005) (with Ben Saul).
  395. 'Port Power Shift could Leave National Interests All Sea' Adelaide Advertiser(20 May 2005).
  396. 'Ports in a Storm' Courier Mail(20 May 2005).
  397. 'Battle to Control Ports a Test of Federal Powers' The Age (20 May 2005).
  398. 'Rights and Wrongs' Australian Financial Review (13 May 2005) (with Ben Golder).
  399. 'Federal System Crossroads' Hobart Mercury(13 April 2005).
  400. 'High-Stakes Horse Trading' Courier Mail (12 April 2005).
  401. 'Old Flaws in Federalism Rise Again' Sydney Morning Herald (12 April 2005).
  402. 'A Right Royal Fillip for Australian Republicans' Canberra Times (17 February 2005).
  403. 'A Single Employment System Certainly Won't be the Devil we Know' Sydney Morning Herald (14 February 2005).
  404. 'Ancient Laws Reign in New Land' Courier Mail (12 February 2005).
  405. 'Lack of Women in High Court Undermining Justice System' Adelaide Advertiser (14 January 2005).
  406. 'Where Women are Always Overlooked' Hobart Mercury(24 November 2004).
  407. 'Remove the Doubt on Judges' The Australian (16 November 2004).
  408. 'High Court Needs a Woman's Touch' Sydney Morning Herald (11 November 2004).
  409. 'Federalism Needs Fixing' Australian Financial Review (26 October 2004).
  410. 'Speak No Evil – Security Law on the Books' NewMatilda. com website (1 September 2004).
  411. 'Time for Our Parliament to Put the State to Rights' Adelaide Advertiser (23 August 2004).
  412. 'The Other Side of the Rights Debate' Canberra Times (20 August 2004) (with Lara Kostakidis-Lianos).
  413. 'Fix an Archaic System, Let the People Choose their Governor' Adelaide Advertiser (12 August 2004).
  414. 'Governor Must be People's Choice, not Sent to Reign' Sydney Morning Herald (11 August 2004).
  415. 'Fix the Vice-Regal Mess' Courier Mail (11 August 2004).
  416. 'How to Reform the Appointment of Governors' The Age (11 August 2004).
  417. 'Time for NSW to Adopt its Own Bill of Rights' Newcastle Herald (2 August 2004).
  418. 'Rights Way to Go' Courier Mail (19 July 2004).
  419. 'Now, More than Ever, We Need a Bill of Rights' The Age (16 July 2004).
  420. 'Guard for Our Rights' Hobart Mercury(15 July 2004).
  421. 'Iraq Needs a Bill of Rights – Why is Australia Denied One?' Canberra Times (2 July 2004).
  422. 'ACT Bill of Rights a Good Starting Point' Australian Financial Review (2 July 2004).
  423. 'In any Society, it's a Risk to Take Freedoms for Granted' Sydney Morning Herald (1 July 2004).
  424. 'Law on Terror Erodes Freedoms' Courier Mail (30 April 2004).
  425. 'The Dangers in Anti-Terror Laws' The Age (30 April 2004).
  426. 'Clear Vision for Change Needed on Republic' Courier Mail (21 April 2004).
  427. 'A Republic is Back on the Agenda' The Age (14 April 2004).
  428. 'Debate on a Republic Should Involve All of Us From the Start' Sydney Morning Herald (13 April 2004).
  429. 'Finally, Australia's First Bill of Rights' Australian Financial Review (12 March 2004).
  430. 'Changing the Way We Go to War' Australian Financial Review (21 November 2003).
  431. 'Terrorist Laws Tough Enough, if Used' Sydney Morning Herald (4 November 2003).
  432. 'Why ASIO Should Not be Given More Power' The Age (4 November 2003).
  433. 'Anti-Terrorism Laws Threaten Freedoms' Courier Mail (4 November 2003).
  434. 'ACT Well on the Way to a Bill of Rights' Canberra Times (25 October 2003).
  435. 'Beware Senate Reform that Seeks to Only Block the Block' Sydney Morning Herald (9 October 2003).
  436. 'Human Rights Vulnerable to Assault' Australian Financial Review (29 August 2003).
  437. 'Political Prisoner Status Earned, Not Stolen' Sydney Morning Herald (27 August 2003) (with Bryan Mercurio).
  438. 'Diversity and Australia's Highest Court' Australian Financial Review (22 August 2003).
  439. 'Amended Bill Hits Security Target' The Australian (27 June 2003).
  440. 'ASIO Bill May Not Pass the Constitutional Test' The Age (24 June 2003).
  441. 'Fixed Terms Hold Key to Breaking Senate's Legislative Deadlock' Sydney Morning Herald (11 June 2003).
  442. 'ACT's Proposed Human Rights Act Strikes the Right Balance' Canberra Times (5 June 2003) (with Nick Hume).
  443. 'A Chance for All to Choose Head of State'The Australian (27 May 2003).
  444. 'Only Safe Course is to Resign'The Australian (13 May 2003).
  445. 'Compromised Hollingworth Can't Do His Job' Courier Mail (7 May 2003).
  446. 'It May not be Fair, but Hollingworth Should Stand Down' Sydney Morning Herald (7 May 2003).
  447. 'Litigation Work Vital to Education on Human Rights' Australian Financial Review (2 May 2003) (with Ronnit Redman).
  448. 'Without a Canberra Commitment, Aborigines Remain on the Outer' Sydney Morning Herald (8 April 2003) (with Sean Brennan).
  449. 'Nowhere to Hide Behind the Letter of the Law' Sydney Morning Herald (19 March 2003) (with Devika Hovell).
  450. 'Who Declares War for Australia?' Perspective, ABC Radio National website (14 March 2003).
  451. 'Legal Harmony Trumps States' Rights' Australian Financial Review (17 February 2003).
  452. 'Australian Values and the War on Terrorism' Australian Financial Review (7 February 2003).
  453. 'Top Job Deserves to be Redefined' The Australian (3 January 2003).
  454. 'Powers of Detention Intern Democracy' Sydney Morning Herald (5 December 2002).
  455. 'New Laws Loosen Pillars of Wisdom' The Australian (7 November 2002).
  456. 'Massacre in Bali' The Age (16 October 2002).
  457. 'The Constitution Not Protection Enough' Canberra Times (23 September 2002) (with Megan Davis and Vanessa Bosnjak).
  458. 'Legislation May Undermine the Freedom it Seeks to Protect' Weekend Financial Review (7-8 September 2002).
  459. 'Treaty, Yeah?' Uniken (September 2002).
  460. 'Over the Top with Bill' Newcastle Herald (29 August 2002).
  461. 'Why the ASIO Bill is Rotten to the Core' The Age (27 August 2002).
  462. 'ASIO Must Not Bypass Courts' Australian Financial Review (16 August 2002).
  463. 'Gaudron Replacement Must be a Woman' Canberra Times (1 July 2002).
  464. 'Voting YES – Can Australia Do it?' New South Wales Republic (NSW State Council Newsletter, Australian Republican Movement, June 2002), 9-10.
  465. 'Legal Overkill Puts Liberty Risk' The Australian (17 June 2002).
  466. 'The Minister v the Judges' The Age(5 June 2002).
  467. 'Judges Fair Game for Fair Criticism' Sydney Morning Herald (5 June 2002).
  468. 'Doorstop' Poetic Justice, No 2 2002, 28-29.
  469. 'ASIO Bill Would be Effective – In Removing Rights' Sydney Morning Herald (3 May 2002).
  470. 'Rethink Referendums? Vote Yes' Sydney Morning Herald (24 April 2002).
  471. 'Hardline Laws Can Go Too Far' The Australian (8 April 2002).
  472. 'Without Support, Court is Fragile' The Australian (20 March 2002).
  473. 'Commission Not as Toothless as it May Seem' Canberra Times (25 February 2002).
  474. 'This Unseemly Row is Tainting an Important Office' The Age (22 February 2002).
  475. 'G-G's Terms of Work are Outdated' The Australian (20 February 2002).
  476. 'We've Left Basic Laws Untouched for Too Long' The Australian (31 December 2001).
  477. 'Justice Must be Seen to Be Done – Not Undone' Sydney Morning Herald (25 November 2001).
  478. 'Our Rule of Law is Under Attack' The Age (23 November 2001).
  479. 'Nothing to Fear and Plenty to Gain from a Bill of Rights' Sydney Morning Herald (5 October 2001).
  480. 'New Rules Needed for a Republic' The Australian (27 August 2001).
  481. 'We're Riding into the Future on a Penny-Farthing Bike' Sydney Morning Herald (7 August 2001).
  482. 'How to Make Our Nation Better' The Age (20 July 2001).
  483. 'Referral Deal Merely Stopgap' Australian Financial Review (29 June 2001).
  484. 'Sorry, Pat, But You Should Blame John Howard' Sydney Morning Herald (28 June 2001).
  485. 'Direct Election Needs a Trial Run' Canberra Times (21 May 2001).
  486. 'A Bill of Rights is 100 Years Overdue' The Age (14 May 2001).
  487. 'Our Unbusinesslike Constitution' Australian Financial Review (7 May 2001).
  488. 'Energies Better Spent on Rights than a Republic' The Australian (17 April 2001).
  489. 'Quand la Justice Annule un Coup d'Etat' Courrier International (15 March 2001).
  490. 'Fiji Judgment Sets Example for World' New Zealand Herald (8 March 2001).
  491. 'David v Goliath, Fiji-style' Globe and Mail (6 March 2001).
  492. 'Rule of Law Scores a Coup in the Fijian Courts' The Australian (6 March 2001).
  493. 'Constitution Remains a Dud Vehicle' The Australian (1 January 2001).
  494. 'Chance for a New Beginning' The Australian (13 December 2000).
  495. 'The Real Answer is Constitutional Reform'Australian Financial Review (1 December 2000)
  496. 'It's Silver for Federation' The Australian (26 September 2000).
  497. 'Towards a Better Justice System' Canberra Times (7 August 2000).
  498. 'Out-of-date Constitution will Cost Dearly' Australian Financial Review (21 July 2000).
  499. 'At Law, Spectre of the Dinosaur' Sydney Morning Herald (20 July 2000). Reproduced in Brown, Farrier, Egger and McNamaraCriminal Laws: Materials and Commentary on Criminal Law and Process in New South Wales (3rd ed 2001).
  500. 'Hughes Decision Heightens Uncertainty' Australian Financial Review (5 May 2000).
  501. 'Act Up Against Entrenched Discrimination' The Australian (18 April 2000).
  502. 'UN Exposes Need for a Bill of Rights' The Age (3 April 2000).
  503. 'Wanted: Leadership on Human Rights' Sydney Morning Herald (3 April 2000).
  504. 'Power to the People to Alter Constitutional Flaws' Australian Financial Review (24 March 2000).
  505. 'Bill Would Put Rights in Context' The Australian (17 March 2000).
  506. 'Reith's Barking up the Wrong Legal Tree' Australian Financial Review (15 March 2000).
  507. 'It's Long Past Time to have Bill of Rights' Canberra Times (11 March 2000).
  508. 'Reconciliation and the Constitution' in Walking Together, Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation, No 27, December 1999.
  509. 'Républicains de Cœur, Monarchistes par peur de L'inconnu' Courrier International (24 November 1999).
  510. 'Our Constitution Doesn't Fit the People's Bill' The Australian (24 November 1999).
  511. 'Major Reforms Needed Before Another Vote' ANU Reporter (Vol 30 No 17, 17 November 1999).
  512. 'Back to the Drawing Board' The Australian (9 November 1999).
  513. 'Two Preambles, One Dog's Dinner' The Australian (1 November 1999).
  514. 'Follow the Leader … Back to the Status Quo' The Australian (28 October 1999).
  515. 'This is the Way to Give the People a Say' The Australian (25 October 1999).
  516. 'The Public's Apathy Will Rule the Day' The Australian (20 October 1999).
  517. 'Let November 6 be the Prelude to an Ongoing Review' The Australian (29 September 1999).
  518. 'National Aversion to Y-Word' The Australian (15 September 1999).
  519. 'What any Preamble Needs: Us' The Australian (10 August 1999).
  520. 'New Focus by High Court is a Worry' Australian Financial Review (2 July 1999).
  521. 'Judges no Substitute for a Bill' The Australian (30 June 1999).
  522. 'How the High Court has Helped Republicans' The Age (25 June 1999).
  523. 'Making Australia Our Own' Sydney Morning Herald (25 June 1999).
  524. 'Detours on the Road to a Republic' Sydney Morning Herald (17 June 1999).
  525. 'Public Controversy Always a Part of High Court Life' Australian Financial Review (22 January 1999).
  526. 'Build our Rights, Slowly' Sydney Morning Herald (28 December 1998).
  527. 'President must be the People's Choice' The Australian (16 December 1998, with Sir Anthony Mason, Mark McKenna, Adrienne Stone, John Williams and George Winterton).
  528. 'Don't Let Court be Misunderstood' The Australian (25 November 1998).
  529. 'CIR will not Work without Bill of Rights' Courier Mail (9 September 1998).
  530. 'Citizens' Referendums or Mob Rule' Sydney Morning Herald (7 September 1998).
  531. 'Interesting Times for Judiciary' The Australian (30 June 1998).
  532. 'Future of the Races Power? Hindmarsh Island Case' AMIDA (May-June 1998).
  533. 'Dismissal Rare, but Judiciary's not above the Law' Daily Telegraph (27 May 1998).
  534. 'Brennan's High Times' Sydney Morning Herald (21 May 1998).
  535. 'A Court of High Achievement' Courier Mail (21 May 1998).
  536. 'President's Role Must Reflect People's Will' Australian Financial Review (2 February 1998).
  537. 'Capital Error of Judgment' Sydney Morning Herald (7 January 1998).
  538. 'Trying to Stack the High Court may not Succeed' The Age (20 December 1997).
  539. 'Takeover Panel Fails to Deliver' Australian Financial Review (7 October 1997, with Justice GFK Santow).
  540. 'Time is Ripe for a Takeover Makeover' The Weekend Australian (16-17 August 1997, with Justice GFK Santow).
  541. 'Ruling Makes States More Dependent on Commonwealth' Sydney Morning Herald (6 August 1997).
  542. 'Barwick: Dinosaur or Modern Judge?' The Australian (16 July 1997).
  543. 'One Step Back, One Forward' Sydney Morning Herald (9 July 1997).
  544. 'States Gamble on High Court Tax Test' Canberra Times (5 July 1997).
  545. 'Howard's Call on High Court' Sydney Morning Herald (2 July 1997).
  546. 'A Double Edge to Races Power' Sydney Morning Herald (29 May 1997).
  547. 'Premier's Ideas Backed by a Basic Misunderstanding of the Court's Role' Sydney Morning Herald (20 February 1997).
  548. 'A Legal Brake on Parliament' The Australian (15 November 1996).
  549. 'A Clumsy Attack on Territories' The Australian (22 October 1996, with Natasha Cica).
  550. 'States Can Lead Way Towards Republicanism' Sydney Morning Herald (26 August 1996).
  551. 'Reform Plan a Threat to Responsible Government' Canberra Times (6 July 1996).
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