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Researcher: Hilkemeijer, A (Ms Anja Hilkemeijer)

Fields of Research

Constitutional law
International humanitarian and human rights law
Public law
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the law
Comparative law
Religious studies
Law reform

Research Objectives

Law reform
Justice and the law
Ability and disability
Expanding knowledge in law and legal studies
Workplace and organisational ethics (excl. business ethics)
Government and politics
Legislation, civil and criminal codes

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Advice on Scope of External Affairs Power to support Commonwealth Legislation to Protect Koala Populations
After the yes vote, let's not remove one inequality and replace it with another
Arbitrary ministerial power under the Migration Act: permanent residents beware!; Alternative Law Journal
Consensus statement on the Reform of the Tasmanian Constitution; University of Tasmania Law Review
Conservative amendments to same-sex marriage bill would make Australia’s laws the world’s weakest
Draft Religious Discrimination Bill
Human rights scrutiny in Tasmania’s Parliament: Time to move beyond the smoke and mirrors; Lawmaking and Human Rights: Executive and Parliamentary Scrutiny Across Australian Jurisdictions
In long-awaited response to Ruddock review, the government pushes hard on religious freedom
Labor is right to block ‘religious freedom’ amendments to protect same-sex marriage bill
Legislating against discrimination in religious schools is harder than you think
Legislative exemptions that allow faith-based educational institutions to discriminate against students, teachers and staff
Migration Amendment (Visa Capping) Bill 2010 Submission
Open Letter in Support of the Australian Human Rights Commission
Paterson’s Quest To Water Down Marriage Equality Is Not Dead Yet
Religious schools and discrimination against staff on the basis of sexual orientation: lessons from European human rights jurisprudence; Australian Law Journal
Religious-based exemptions from anti-discrimination law: Comparing jurisdictions that permit same-sex marriage; Alternative Law Journal
Ruddock report constrains, not expands, federal religious exemptions
Senator Paterson’s Same Sex Marriage Bill: Incompatible with International Human Rights
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Conversion Practices
Submission on second exposure draft of the Religious Discrimination Bill
Submission to Ruddock Panel
Submission to the Religious Freedom Review
Talking Point: Bill of rights next step after marriage poll
Tasmanian Constitutional Law Reform Project: an online compendium on the Tasmanian Constitution (2017-2019)
The Coalition’s record on social policy: big on promises, short on follow-through
The government has released its draft religious discrimination bill. How will it work?

Research Projects

Religious freedom and same-sex discrimination; The experience of same-sex attracted workers in government funded faith based social service providers; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Tasmanian Constitutional Law Reform Initiative; Law Foundation of Tasmania (LFT)

Research Candidate Supervision

Child Trafficking- An International Problem