Author guidelines

Editorship of CLTR

The Editor-in-Chief for the CLTR is The Hon. Justice Tony Pagone. Professor Dale Pinto is the Associate and Academic Editor, and is supported by Donovan Castelyn, Editorial Lead. The Editor-in-Chief is assisted by members of International Editorial Board.


CLTR will publish articles of up to 10,000 words in length. There is no prescribed number of articles for each issue of CLTR. All submissions should be made by email in double spaced 12 point Times font. An Abstract of approximately 200 words should be submitted on a separate page. Submissions for publication are welcomed at any time during the year. All submissions and correspondence should be sent to:

Donovan Castelyn
Editorial Lead
Curtin Law and Taxation Review (CLTR)
Curtin Law School
Curtin University of Technology
GPO Box U1987
Perth, Western Australia 6845 Australia



All submissions to CLTR are subject to a double blind peer review by appropriate specialists in the field.


Copyright in articles published in CLTR remains with the author. The author will be asked to sign a Copyright Licence Agreement before an article can be published.

Style Guide

It is advised that all CLTR authors familiarise themselves with the AGLC Guide 4th Edition. In particular, authors should note that CLTR has adopted the Australian Guide to Legal Citation 4th edition as its style guide for referencing.

Images, Charts & Figures

The better the resolution, the better the printed result will be. Images, charts and figures should be submitted as separate files either as .eps or similar files, or at high resolution (300 DPI) in commonly-used forms such as .pdf, .jpeg or .tiff.


If authors have used EndNote or similar referencing software, the field codes should not be live. For EndNote, use the ‘Remove field codes’ command.

Track Changes

Before submitting, remember to ‘accept’ all of the changes in the document that you (as the author) agree with during the review process.

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

You can view the Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement for the Curtin Law and Taxation Review (CLTR) here.