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What is Block Chain? Workshop and Networking Event

The blockchain is the glue that is going to drive a productivity revolution across the globe on par with what Henry Ford did with the automobile… [it] is the most important innovation in fundamental architecture since the tubes of the internet were first developed.” (Australian Financial Review, 14 December 2015). University of Adelaide Interdisciplinary Block […]

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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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‘The Conversation’ on Creativity: Adelaide Law Professor Melissa de Zwart writes on Online Infringement

The question we have to ask is, do we want to foster an Australian creative industry and provide a fair reward to those who work in the industry – or are we prepared to sacrifice our culture for cheap downloads? —- Melissa de Zwart Professor Melissa de Zwart has recently conducted research into online copyright […]

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Tamsin Paige, Adelaide Law Phd Student, awarded the Endeavour Scholarship and the Visiting Research Fellowship

Tamsin Paige is a PhD Candidate and Teaching Fellow with Adelaide Law School. Her PhD is a qualitative historical examination of the approaches by the permanent five members of the UN Security Council to the concept of ‘threat to the peace’ under Art 39 of the UN Charter. It is hoped that this research will […]

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Professor Andrew Stewart discusses unpaid internships on Radio National

Hear Adelaide Law School’s Professor Andrew Stewart discuss the use and value of unpaid internships with Waleed Aly on Radio National

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ARC grant to boost internships research

A group of Adelaide Law School researchers have been awarded a major grant by the Australian Research Council to study the regulation of internships and other work experience arrangements. The research team is led by Professors Rosemary Owens and Andrew Stewart, who have already produced a groundbreaking report on this subject for the Fair Work […]

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Gabrielle Golding awarded Australian Labour Law Association’s (ALLA) Research Degree Scholarship

Gabrielle Golding, a Higher Degree by Research Candidate from the Adelaide Law School, has been awarded the Australian Labour Law Association’s (ALLA) Research Degree Scholarship for 2014. This scholarship is decided on by the ALLA National Executive and provides full funding for Gabrielle to attend the biennial ALLA 2014 Conference in Manly from 13-15 November. […]

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Update on unpaid internships and work experience – Professors Andrew Stewart and Rosemary Owens

The Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO), the government agency responsible for enforcing the Fair Work legislation, has released an update on its approach to unpaid internships and other forms of work experience.It charts what the agency has been doing since commissioning a landmark report on the subject in 2013 from Adelaide Law School […]

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Adelaide Law School Inaugural Ethics, Law and Society Lecture

There is now more health research and sources of health information than ever, and survey research tells us that the public has a strong interest in both health science and information about healthy living. Despite this reality, there remains deep confusion regarding the individual and population actions that can maintain and improve our health, such […]

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