Dr Angus Francis
This person does not currently hold a position at QUT.
BiographyAngus Francis is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the QUT Faculty of Law and Principal Solicitor, Refugee and Immigration Legal Service.
- International Human Rights and Refugee Law
- Judicial, Administrative and Legislative Interaction with International Law
Previously, Angus taught at QUT and two other Australian law schools, and before that practised as a solicitor with Mallesons Stephen Jaques, Brisbane.
- 1996 - 1997, 2003: visiting fellow at the Refugee Studies Centre - Oxford University.
Since 1990, Angus has:
- worked as a volunteer migration agent/solicitor at the Refugee and Immigration Legal Service
- consulted to Australian Senators on various bills impacting on the rights of refugees in Australia.
He completed his doctoral thesis at the Australian National University on the topic: ‘The role of legislative, executive and judicial mechanisms in ensuring a fair and effective asylum process'.
International law, Refugee law, Responsibility to protect
Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008
- Doctor of Philosophy (Australian National University)
- Master of Laws by Research (Queensland University of Technology)
Professional memberships and associations
- Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Migration Legislation Amendment (Designated Unauthorised Arrivals) Bill 2006, 26 pages
- Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional References Committee Report into the administration and operation of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth), 2 March 2006, 13 pages
- Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Migration Legislation Amendment (Further Border Protection Measures) Bill 2002, October 2002, 24 pages
- Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee Report into the Migration Legislation Amendment (Procedural Fairness) Bill 2002, June 2002, 9 pages.