Australian Labour Law Association

The Australian Labour Law Association (ALLA) was incorporated in Victoria on 27 February 2001 and now has active State Chapters in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, ACT, Victoria and Tasmania. ALLA's main objectives are to promote the study of labour law and social security both in Australia and internationally, and to provide a forum for discussion and debate for lawyers and others working in these fields.

Get a copy of the ALLA Rules of Association here

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2022 ALLA National Conference

The Regulation of Work in a ‘COVID-normal’ World

The 2022 ALLA Conference was a huge success, thank you to our sponsors, speakers and registrants.

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ALLA National Webinar - Hard Labour: Wage theft in the age of inequality

ALLA was pleased to present Ben Schneiders discussing his new book, Hard Labour: Wage theft in the age of inequality with Anthony Forsyth.

This video is available to ALLA members - contact law-alla@unimelb.edu.au

ALLA National Webinar - The Primacy of Deterrence: Civil Penalties Under the Fair Work Act After ABCC v Pattinson

ALLA was pleased to present 'The Primacy of Deterrence: Civil Penalties Under the Fair Work Act After ABCC v Pattinson' chaired by David Chin SC and presented by Julia Watson and Philip Boncardo.

This video is available to ALLA members - contact law-alla@unimelb.edu.au

ALLA National Webinar - Putting Human Rights to Work: The Role of Rights in the Foundations of Labour Law

ALLA was pleased to present 'Putting Human Rights to Work: The Role of Rights in the Foundations of Labour Law' presented by Dr Philippa Collins, University of Bristol.

This video is available to ALLA members - contact law-alla@unimelb.edu.au

National Webinar co-hosted by ALLA and QUT's Centre for Decent Work and Industry

Polls Apart? What the Federal Election Could Mean for Workers and Employers

ALLA and the QUT Centre for Decent Work and Industry were pleased to present 'Polls Apart? What the Federal Election Could Mean for Workers and Employers' presented by Professor Andrew Stewart.

This seminar was recorded and is available to view here.

National Webinar - The Functions, Powers and Compliance Activities of Wage Inspectorate Victoria: A Conversation with Rob Hortle

The Australian Labour Law Association was pleased to present 'The Functions, Powers and Compliance Activities of Wage Inspectorate Victoria: A Conversation with Rob Hortle' on 4 May 2022, presented by Robert Hortle, Commissioner of Wage Inspectorate Victoria and chaired by Associate Professor Tess Hardy.

This video is available to ALLA members - contact law-alla@unimelb.edu.au

National Webinar - Labour Law Implications of recent High Court Decisions: Jamsek and Personnel Contracting

The Australian Labour Law Association was pleased to present 'Labour law implications of recent High Court Decisions: Jamsek and Personnel Contracting' on 10 March 2022, presented by Mark Irving QC, Rachel Francois, and chaired by Professor Joellen Riley-Munton.

Fact summaries and other relevant materials provided by the speakers are available here.

This video is available to ALLA members - contact law-alla@unimelb.edu.au

ALLA Annual General Meeting 2021

ALLA's 21st Annual General Meeting was held at 5:00pm AEDT Thursday 18 November 2021 via Zoom video conference. Membership of the 2022 National Committee can be view here.