Researcher biography

Dr Peter Billings is an Associate Professor at the TC Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, and a Fellow of the Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law. He was the Director of Mooting in the Law School from 2011-2015. In 2014 he was a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the School of Law, University of Warwick. His research interests are in particular areas of public law, administrative law, immigration and refugee law, social welfare law and the law relating to Indigenous Australians.

Recently he has published: (with A Cassimatis) "Australia's Codification of Judicial Review - Has the Legislative Effort Been Worth It?" in Matthew Groves (ed), Modern Administrative Law in Australia: Concepts and Context (Cambridge University Press, Australia 2014) 180-204; "Whither Indefinite Immigration Detention: Re-thinking Legal Constraints on the Detention of Non-citizens" (2015) 38(4) University of New South Wales Law Journal 1386-1420; and, "Interception and Incommunicado Detention at Sea: CPCF v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection" (2015) 23(1) Australian Journal of Administrative Law 76-101.