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Category: Work, Health and Environment

We are at a critical juncture in human history. The sustainability of our environment, disruptive medical technology and the future of work are uncertain and contested.

Research, Oceans and Sustainability

Frontiers in Ocean Sustainability – Co-designing Research and Solutions On 19-22 September, Dr Nengye Liu was invited by Germany’s Future Ocean Cluster of Excellence to present at International Conference “Frontiers in Ocean Sustainability – Co-designing Research and Solution” in Halifax, Canada. The Conference was jointly organised by Future Ocean and Dalhousie University’s Ocean Frontiers Institutes – […]

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Translating the Law

The reach of our research extends beyond our borders and is now being translated into other languages. In 2014 Dr Alex Wawryk  wrote a chapter on International Energy Law, for a book edited by colleagues, Paul Leadbeter and Prof Paul Babie. This chapter will soon be translated into Chinese. There has also been interest in […]

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Bargaining and Cooperation at work

Following their recent book on Cooperation at Work, Mark Bray, Johanna Macneil and Adelaide Law School’s Prof Andrew Stewart have written about the good faith bargaining obligations in the Fair Work Act 2009 and the extent to which they contribute to the pursuit of cooperation and mutual gains in the workplace. Entitled “Bargaining, Cooperation and […]

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Temporary Migrant Labour and Unpaid Work in Australia

Associate Professor Joanna Howe , Professor Andrew Stewart and Emirata Professor Rosemary Owens have recently published a timely article in the Sydney Law Review exploring the issue of unpaid work performed by temporary migrants. Abstract: Increasing attention is being given to the exploitation of temporary migrant workers in Australia, especially in relation to wage underpayments and ‘cashback scams’ […]

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