On 28 May 2020, the Australian High Court ruled that letters between Kerr and Queen Elizabeth II could be accessed by historians, who hope to shed more light on the circumstances regarding his dismissal when the correspondence is unsealed from the National Archives.
All major restrictions on single but infertile women using IVF were lifted in Australia in 2002 after a final appeal to the Australian High Court was rejected on procedural grounds in the Leesa Meldrum case.
The Chief Justice of the Australian High Court, Robert French is also a graduate of the UWA Law School.
The courts rejected these cases, but the Australian High Court left the door open for a reassessment of whether the continent should be considered "settled" or "conquered".
The Australian High Court subsequently recognized that the Act established Australia as an independent country, making Britain a foreign power.