• Sarah Moulds


This chapter concludes by reflecting on the central theme of this book, and argues that understanding parliamentary committees working together as a system provides the most fertile opportunity to identify options to improve Australia’s parliamentary model of rights protection. It also explains that the findings made in Part II and the recommendations made in Part III are of particular relevance to rights advocates because they provide a persuasive counterpoint to those who have expressed scepticism about the capacity of the parliamentary committee system to deliver meaningful rights protection. In this way, this chapter brings a new perspective to the broader discussion on how rights should be protected in Australia, whilst reflecting on the particular contribution these committees of influence have made to the content and contours of counter-terrorism laws in Australia.


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  • Sarah Moulds
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  1. 1.Justice and SocietyUniversity of South AustraliaAdelaideAustralia

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