Adelaide Law School researchers host an international workshop in Spain

This week Professor Rosemary Owens and Dr Joanna Howe will lead an international workshop at the International Institute for the Sociology of Law in Oñati, Spain. The theme of the workshop is ‘Temporary Labour Migration in a Globalised World – The Regulatory Challenges’. Both Owens and Howe were the recipients of a prestigious grant from […]

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Winners of the 2015 International Humanitarian Law Moot Competition

Mr Ben Noack and Ms Yvonne Whittaker-Rush with Assoc. Prof Dale Stephens On 1 June, the Grand Final of the Red Cross supported International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Moot competition was held. In a very crowded atmosphere, Ms Ashleigh Jones and Ms Georgina Wignall represented the Prosecution and Mr Ben Noack and Ms Yvonne Whittaker-Rush represented […]

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Adelaide Law School launches free online course: Cyberwar, Surveillance and Security

This free 6 week online course will commence on May 21, covering topics including national security and surveillance in a global, networked environment. Addressing issues of technology, privacy, international and domestic law, it will be of interest to anyone with a legal or non-legal background wanting to learn more about the internet, hacking, whistleblowing, cyberwar, […]

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PhD Candidate presents paper at the ‘Responsibility to Protect in Theory & Practice’ conference held in Slovenia

On 23 April, Stacey Henderson, PhD Candidate at Adelaide Law School, presented a paper at the Responsibility to Protect in Theory & Practice conference held at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. This biennial conference provides an opportunity for scholars and practitioners from around the world to engage in an interdisciplinary academic debate on the theoretical […]

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Law School researchers lead submission to key Productivity Commission inquiry

The Productivity Commission is currently conducting a major inquiry into the framework for regulating workplace relations in Australia. Researchers from Adelaide Law School’s Work and Employment Regulation research group have joined leading academics from three other institutions to prepare a submission to this important inquiry, which is due to be concluded by the end of […]

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New Reference – Legislative or regulatory discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or intersex status

The South Australian Law Reform Institute (‘the Institute’), is pleased to accept a new Reference from the Attorney-General, The Hon. John Rau, MP. The Reference was announced as part of His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AO’s speech  at the opening of Parliament on Tuesday 10 February 2015. It was acknowledged in this speech […]

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Citizenship and the Constitution in roundtable discussion

On Friday 20 March, Associate Professor Alex Reilly attended a roundtable discussion on Citizenship and the Constitution in the Commonwealth House of Representatives Social Policy and Legal Affairs Committee. Alex joined other academic experts and community leaders to discuss with the Committee the legal and constitutional dimensions of citizenship, the changing nature of membership in […]

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‘Unsafe and Unfair’ – Dr Joanna Howe authors a new report examining the Federal Government’s workers’ compensation reforms

New research has recommended the Federal Parliament reject legislation reforming Australia’s workers’ compensation system, warning that the current bill fails the public interest test and risks adversely impacting on workers, small and medium sized businesses, and taxpayers. The McKell Institute report, “Unsafe and Unfair: A Critique of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment Bill […]

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A New Direction for the 457 Visa influenced by Dr Joanna Howe’s research

The subclass 457 visa has been the subject of increasing controversy ever since it became a political issue in the lead up to the 2013 Federal election. There was widespread concern the 457 visa was being rorted by employers using temporary migrant workers in areas where no domestic skill shortage existed. Dr Joanna Howe from […]

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Adelaide Law School hosts 27th Australasian Tax Teachers’ Association 2015 Conference

The Adelaide Law School was proud to host the 27th Australasian Tax Teachers’ Association (ATTA) conference from 19-21 January 2015. The theme for this year’s conference was:  Tax  – “It’s time” For Change. Over 100 registrants attended six keynote presentations and 70 academic and PhD presentations to discuss a range of perspectives on this topical […]

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