Provides an introduction to the basic principles of government decision making and to the role of tribunals, courts and the Ombudsman in enabling people to challenge federal government decisions that affect them, including the mechanisms by which the power exercised by governments and public officials may be reviewed and regulated.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||describe the elements of the Commonwealth system of administrative law;||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||evaluate the relationship between public administration and legal controls over administrative action;||Intellectual rigour|
|3||explain the procedures for challenging administrative decisions;||Intellectual rigour|
|4||explain the procedures for obtaining government documents and reasons for administrative decisions; and||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|5||identify the remedies which may be available to persons affected by administrative decisions.||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
- Withnall, S & Evans, M, 2010, Administrative Law (The LexisNexis Study Guide), 1st edn, Butterworths/ LexisNexis, Melbourne. ISBN: 9780409325980.
Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning 1 hour (12 weeks)|
|Exam: open book||50%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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