Australian Capital Territory


Co-ordinator

Cameron Roles, Australian National University: Cameron.Roles@anu.edu.au

Recent & Upcoming Events

ACT State Chapter Seminar- Wednesday 2 September 2015

The ACT Chapter of the Australian Labour Law Association held a seminar on the topic 'Busting the Myths and Checking the Facts: A Critical Examination of the China-Australia free trade agreement'. Dr Joanna Howe (University of Adelaide and Consultant with Harmers Workplace Lawyers) presented the seminar.

Act State Chapter Seminar- Wednesday 22 April 2015

The ACT Chapter of the Australian Labour Law Association held a seminar on the topic ''Being' versus 'doing'- what is really protected under anti-discrimination laws?'. The guest speaker was Professor Belinda Smith (Sydney Law School).

Past Events

ACT State Chapter Seminar – Wednesday 10 September 2014

The ACT Chapter of the Australian Labour Law Association, together with the Australian Labour and Employment Relations Association of ACT and the ANU College of Law, invited you to a Labour Law Seminar, 'We live in interesting times: the Abbott Government and labour law reform'.

The Seminar was presented by Professor Anthony Forsyth, RMIT University, Melbourne.

Date: Wednesday 10 September 2014

Time: 5.30 - 6:30pm, followed by refreshments

Venue:
Sparke Helmore Theatre 1
Building 6A, Fellows Road
ANU College of Law
The Australian National University
Acton, ACT 0020

For more information, please see the seminar website:
https://law.anu.edu.au/events/anu-college-law/labour-law-seminar-series

ACT Chapter Seminar - 29 April 2014

The ACT Chapter of the Australian Labour Law Association, together with the Australian Labour and Employment Relations Association of ACT and ANU College of Law, held a seminar on the topic, 'The New Bullying Jurisdiction of the FWC'. The Seminar was presented by Commissioner Barbara Deegan, Fair Work Commission. For more information on this seminar, please see the flyer.

ACT Chapter Seminar - 13 March 2013

The ACT State Chapter held a seminar on Wednesday 13 March 2013 at the ANU College of Law in Canberra. Professor Margaret Thornton (ANU) addressed the topic "Deconstructing the HRAD Bill: Do with it what you will!" Professor Thornton presented an overview and critique of the controversial exposure draft of the Human Rights Anti-Discrimination Bill, with particular regard to the ramifications for employment. For further details, please see the flyer.

ACT Chapter Seminar - 18 July 2012

The ACT State Chapter held a seminar on Wednesday 18 July 2013 at the ANU College of Law in Canberra. Professor Andrew Stewart addressed the topic "Evading Employment: Is it Time to Move the Goalposts?". For further details, please see the flyer.

ACT Chapter Seminar - 30 November 2011

The ACT State Chapter held a seminar on Wednesday 30 November 2011 at the ANU College of Law in Canberra. Janine Webster, Chief Counsel of the Fair Work Ombudsman, addressed the topic "Update from the Fair Work Ombudsman".

Phillipa Weeks Lecture in Labour Law - 5 October 2011

In the Phillipa Weeks Lecture in Labour Law held on 5 October 2011, Justice Peter Gray of the Federal Court of Australia addressed the topic "The Forgotten Contract; the Contract of Employment. Past, present and future" at the ANU College of Law in Canberra. For further details, please see the flyer.

ACT Chapter Seminar - 3 May 2011

The ACT Chapter, the ANU College of Law and the Industrial Relations Society of the ACT jointly sponsored a seminar held on 3 May 2011 at the ANU College of Law. Associate Professors Anthony Forsyth of Monash Univeristy and Sara Slinn of Osgoode Hall Law School, Canada, discussed 'Good Faith Bargaining: Recent Australian developments viewed through a Canadian prism'. For further details, please see the flyer.

ACT Chapter Seminar - 4 August 2010

The ACT Chapter, the ANU College of Law and the Industrial Relations Society of the ACT jointly sponsored a seminar held on 4 August 2010. Professor Keith Ewing of Kings College London discussed the landmark ruling in Damir andBaykara v Turkey, unpacking this key labour law decision and speculating as to what it may mean for trade union litigation strategies into the future.

ACT Chapter Seminar - 24 March 2010

The ACT Chapter held a seminar on 24 March 2010. Associate Professor Andrew Lynch (University of New South Wales) discussed 'The Fair Work Act - The Referrals Power Comes to the Rescue Once More'. For further details, please see the flyer.

ACT Chapter Seminar - 8 December 2009

The ACTChapter held a seminar on 8 December 2009. Associate Professor Simon Rice (Associate Professor and Director of Law Reform and Social Justice at the ANU College of Law) discussed 'It's a Discrimination Law, but not as we know it: an outsider's view of Chapter 3 of the Fair Work Act'. For further details, please see the flyer.

ACT Chapter Seminar - 25 August 2009

The ACT Chapter held a State Chapter Seminar on 25 August 2009. Robin Stewart-Crompton (Chair, 2008-09 National Review, Model OHS Laws) discussed National OHS Reform: What does the future hold? The Seminar was held at 5.30pm at the ANU College of Law. For further details, please see the flyer.

ACT Chapter Seminar - 25 March 2009

The ACT Chapter held a seminar in conjunction with the Industrial Relations Society of the ACT on Wednesday 25 March. Professor Joellen Riley addressed the topic 'Good Faith Obligations in the Employment and Industrial Law Context'. For further details of the event, please see the flyer or contact Michael Rawling.

ACT Chapter Seminar - 13 May 2008

The ACT Chapter of the Australian Labour Law Association and the Industrial Relations Society of the ACT held a seminar on Tuesday 13th May 2008 at 5.30pm. Professor Katherine Stone, Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law presented on 'The Future of Employment Law in the USA'. Professor Stone is a leading expert in labour and employment law in the United States. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship Award in 2008 and a Russell Sage Fellowship for 2008-2009 for her work on the changing nature of employment and the regulatory implications. For further details, please see the flyer.

ACT Chapter Seminar - 28 March 2008

On 26 March 2008, Professor Ron McCallum, University of Sydney, presented a seminar on the topic 'Australian Labour Law and the Rudd Vision for the Future'.

ACT Chapter Seminar - 30 May 2007

The ACT State Chapter held a seminar on Wednesday 30 May at the ANU College of Law. Professor Andrew Stewart (Flinders University) discussed the topic 'Work Choices: What Comes Next?' For further details, please see the flyer.

ACT Chapter Seminar - 3 May 2007

On Thursday 3 May Professor Harry Glasbeek, Professor Emeritus and Senior Scholar at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, presented a seminar on the topic 'Choosing the Corporation - A Corporate Lawyer Looks at Work Choices'

ACT Chapter Seminar - 14 February 2007

On Wednesday 14 February Professor Tatiana Zykina presented a seminar 'Labour Law and Lawyers in Russia'. Professor Zykina works at two law schools in Arkhangelsk in North Russia.

ACT Chapter Seminar - 10 September 2003

The ACT Chapter, in conjunction with the Centre for Commercial Law, held a forum on 'Executive Pay' at the Australian National University Law Faculty. The main speakers were Senator Ian Campbell, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer since 2001; Senator Joe Ludwig, Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney-General; and Dr Michael O'Donnell, Senior Lecturer at the School of Management and Policy, the University of Canberra.

ACT Chapter Seminar - 14 August 2003

The ACT Chapter, in conjunction with the Industrial Relations Society of the ACT Inc, hosted a forum on 'Future Workplace Regulations' at the Australian National University. The forum was opened by Commissioner Barbara Deegan, Australian Industrial Relations Commission. Speakers were Senator Santo Santoro, Government Member, Senate Employment, Workplace Relations and Education, Legislation and References Committees; Dr Craig Emerson MHR, ALP Shadow Minister for Workplace Relations; Senator Andrew Murray, Australian Democrats' Workplace Relations Spokesperson; and Senator Kerry Nettle, Greens' Workplace Relations Spokesperson.

ACT Chapter Seminar - 25 March 2003

The ACT Chapter held its inaugural meeting with Professor Hugh Collins of the London School of Economics speaking on 'The Evolving Direction of European Labour: Social Inclusion, Competitiveness and Citizenship'. The meeting was held at the Australian National University Law Faculty. Copies of Professor Collins' paper can be obtained by contacting ALLA's administrator (law-alla@unimelb.edu.au).