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Monthly Archives: May 2016

RUMLAE makes further inroads in Space Law

RUMLAE Directors Associate Professor Dale Stephens and Professor Melissa de Zwart led an Adelaide Law School Mooting team comprising Yvonne Whittaker-Rush and Greg Reynolds to Bangalore, India recently to participate in the 2016 Asia-Pacific Manfred Lachs International Space Law Moot.  The competition drew teams from India, Singapore, Nepal, Indonesia, China and (for the first time) […]

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GDLP Morning Tea

Preparing Yourself for Practice: Putting Your Best Foot Forward Each year the Law Society and University of Adelaide Law School host a morning tea event for the final year law students with the theme of “Preparing Yourself for Practice: Putting Your Best Foot Forward”. This year’s event is to be held 10.15 am to midday […]

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George Duncan Memorial

On Tuesday 10 May the Student Representative Council and Pride Club of the University of Adelaide organised a memorial in honour of Dr George Duncan. Dr Duncan, a law lecturer at the University of Adelaide, was killed in 1972 after a homophobic attack by parties who remain unidentified. Dr Duncan’s death is a vital part […]

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Stacey Henderson Awarded Hugh Martin Weir Prize

PhD Candidate, Stacey Henderson, has been awarded the Hugh Martin Weir Prize for a paper entitled ‘Children who are DPH: Does the law adequately take the status of child into account…and should it?’.  This paper explores the contemporary challenge of children who are direct participants in hostilities (DPH).  It considers the legal questions of when […]

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Francesco de Zwart Publishes a new Corporate Governance Book

Enhancing Firm Sustainability Through Governance The Relational Corporate Governance Approach Corporations, Globalisation and the Law Series Francesco de Zwart, Lecturer, Adelaide Law School, The University of Adelaide, Australia Enhancing Firm Sustainability Through Governance presents a fresh perspective on corporate governance and how the relationship between governance mechanisms, processes and variables should be understood through a […]

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Federal Budget 2016 – Proposed Super Changes

The 2016 Budget proposes a number of changes to Australia’s superannuation system which up until now has been relatively unchanged since the 2007 Simplified Super overhaul. However, with an election likely to be held in coming months, these changes may not be legislated and even if passed, the majority of the proposed changes will not […]

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Housing Affordability and Negative Gearing – The Homeless Generation

Negative gearing is one of Australia’s most prevalent tax shelters and has been the focal point of an ongoing and heated debate.[1]  This debate has become more heated with the recent housing boom in the eastern states which has resulted in the median house price in Melbourne rocketing to $700 thousand dollars, around 10 times […]

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