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About Gerard Carney

LLM (London)
Ph.D. (Bond)
Gerard Carney teaches in the areas of Constitutional Law, Administrative Law and Human Rights Law. He previously held lectureships at the Law Schools at QUT and at the University of Queensland before joining the Bond Law School in 1990.
In 1988 he was seconded to the Legal Division of the Commonwealth Secretariat in London. During 1995-96 he served as the Executive Associate to the then Chief Justice of Australia, the Hon Sir Gerard Brennan AC KBE. He has also been a visiting scholar to the Law Schools at Duke University (USA 1991), University of Stockholm (2001), University of Ghent (2005), and University of Western Australia (2006).
His primary research interest is in all facets of Australian constitutional law. He has published articles and conference papers on a wide range of topics especially on State constitutional law, parliamentary privilege, members of parliament and public integrity law generally. His major books are: Members of Parliament: law and ethics (Prospect / LexisNexis Butterworths 2000) and The Constitutional Systems of the Australian States & Territories (Cambridge University Press 2006).
Gerard has been engaged as a consultant to: Electoral and Administrative Review Commission (EARC); Commonwealth and State parliamentary committees; and Transparency International (Berlin). He is also a member of the Council of the Australian Association of Constitutional Law (AACL).
He is a Barrister of the High Court of Australia and of the Supreme Court of Queensland.

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Faculty of Law Bond University QLD 4229 Australia
PHONE: +61 7 559 52003


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