Government Accountability: Australian Administrative Law offers an accessible introduction to administrative law in Australia by reference to its guiding principle, accountability. The book explores the complex theory underlying this area of law through the inclusion of many examples and with an emphasis on practicalities. It introduces the multifaceted nature of government, its structure, powers and actions. It explains and analyses in detail the principles and mechanisms of administrative law in a way that equips students to employ them in the context of new and unfamiliar cases. Throughout the book, the theory, law and practice of Australian administrative law are explored by reference to the overarching concept of accountability. Government Accountability is a concise introduction to administrative law in Australia that clearly explains the intricacies of the field and provides readers with the theoretical and practical knowledge to analyse the decisions and actions of government.