• Associate Professor
Office:S609 Hartley Teakle building, St Lucia campus
Phone:+61 7 (336) 57176
Consultation:By Appointment
Associate Professor Peter Billings


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: "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" (2016) 23 Australian Journal of Administrative Law 76. He has a book chapter, co-authored with D Stevens, entitled, “Protection Seekers and Preventive Justice” in R Ananian-Welsh and ors (eds) Regulating Preventive Justice, (Routledge, 2016) (forthcoming).