Maria is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law and a Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law. Her teaching and research interests are administrative law, public law and international refugee law. Maria has completed a PhD thesis on cessation of refugee status under Article 1C(5) of the 1951 Refugee Convention. She is also the author of a number of international and national publications on the subjects of refugee law.
Maria O'Sullivan's Articles
Protecting your privacy
The COVIDSafe contact tracing app raises serious concerns for privacy, even if installing it is voluntary.
The self-isolation laws explained
Enforcing the 14-day self-isolation mandate for those entering Australia is a matter for states and territories. This could include door-to-door police checks, and possible detentions and fines.
Proposal fails the refugee test
Fast-tracking visas for white South African farmers is a misuse of Australia’s humanitarian program.