Colin Campbell


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Personal profile


Colin Campbell holds a Masters degrees in law from the Universities of Melbourne and Cambridge, and a PhD in law from the University of Cambridge.

Formerly a solicitor and a judge's associate, Colin's main research interests lie in the areas of Administrative Law, Regulatory Law, especially the law relating to the regulation of privatized bodies, and Anti-discrimination Law.

The topic of Colin's doctoral thesis was 'The Conception of Public Power in Judicial Review'. The thesis examined, amongst other things, the inter-relationship between the law of judicial review and competition law.

Colin has published a number of journal articles in highly regarded overseas and Australian law journals.

A selection of Colin's publications is available on-line at:

Areas of Expertise

Administrative Law

Anti-discrimination Law

Constitutional Law

Competition Law

Regulatory Law


Research interests

Administrative Law and Regulation

Anti-Discrimination Law

Constitutional Law


Monash teaching commitment

LAW4331 Administrative law SEM2/T3

LAW5427 Freedom of Speech - Law theory and practice SEM2/T3


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Projects 2012 2016

Research Output 2007 2019

The risky business of urban water innovation in Australia: looking through the harm lens

Hodge, G., McCallum, T. & Campbell, C., 2019, In : Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration. 41, 1, p. 1-18 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Emergency Powers in Australia: Second Edition

Lee, H. P. H. P. ., Adams, M. W. R., Campbell, C. & Emerton, P., 2018, 2nd ed. Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press. 273 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Australian Charters of Rights A Decade On

Groves, M. N. (ed.) & Campbell, C. D., 2017, Sydney: Federation Press. 235 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOtherpeer-review

Deliberative freedoms and the asymmetric features of anti-discrimination law

Campbell, C. & Smith, D., 1 Jun 2017, In : University of Toronto Law Journal. 67, 3, p. 247-287 41 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Freedom of Expression

Campbell, C. D., 2017, Australian Charters of Rights A Decade On. Groves, M. & Campbell, C. (eds.). 1st ed. Sydney: Federation Press, p. 104-119 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review