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.