1 x 2-hour seminar weekly
^ = may be enrolled concurrently
1 Admission into BLAWLP-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice
1a Admission into BLAWLPR-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice
1b Admission into BLAWLPRG-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Graduate Entry)
1c Admission into BLAWLPRH-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours)
1d Admission into BLAWLPRGH-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Graduate Entry) (Honours)
1e Admission into BLAWS-Bachelor of Laws
1f Admission into BLAWSH-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
1g Admission into BLLAW-Bachelor of Laws
1h Admission into BLLAWH-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
1i Admission into BLLAWFP-Bachelor of Laws - City Campus
1j Admission into BLLAWHFP-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) - City Campus
1k Admission into CLAWBU-Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business - City Campus
1l Admission into CLAWIR-Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Relations and Political Science - City Campus
1m Admission into CLAWIT-Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Information Technology - City Campus
1n Admission into CLAWAC-Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Accounting - City Campus
1o Admission into CLAWCR-Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Criminology - City Campus
2 18 Units of second year LLAW topics
3 LLAW2312 - Contracts
4 Admission into BCOM-Bachelor of Commerce
4a Admission into BBUSHR-Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)
4b Admission into BCOMFN-Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)
4c Admission into BCOMWS-Bachelor of Commerce
4d Admission into BBUSAL-Bachelor of Business (Advanced Leadership)
4e Admission into BBUSEN-Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship)
4f Admission into BBUSIB-Bachelor of Business (International Business)
4g Admission into BBUSMG-Bachelor of Business (Management)
4h Admission into BBUSMK-Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
4i Admission into BBUSWS-Bachelor of Business
4j Admission into BBUSHRFP-Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) - City Campus
5 ^ 1 of BUSN1019, BUSN2055
5a BUSN1010 - Introduction to Business Law
6 Admission into DIPLAW-Diploma in Laws
7 ^ 2 of LLAW1311, LLAW1312
Must Satisfy: (((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m or 1n or 1o) and 2 and 3) or ((4 or 4a or 4b or 4c or 4d or 4e or 4f or 4g or 4h or 4i or 4j) and (5 or 5a)) or (6 and 7))
Enrolment not permitted
LLAW3105 has been successfully completed
Topic description
The topic looks at the regulation of paid work and the interaction between employers, workers, trade unions and the State. Subjects covered include: the role of law in the regulation of the labour market; the impact of the Constitution; dispute resolution; award-making and enterprise bargaining under federal and State law; the regulation of industrial action; the nature of individual employment relationships; sources of employment obligations; and termination of employment.
Educational aims
The aim of this topic is to provide students with a working knowledge of:

  • the regulation of paid work
  • the relationships between employers, employees, unions and the state
Expected learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of this topic, students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills in identifying, discussing and offering practical advice as to the application of the legal principles relating to:

  • international labour regulation
  • the constitutional basis for labour regulation in Australia
  • the institutions established to regulate labour conditions and relations
  • the resolution of labour disputes and the making, content and enforcement of awards
  • the registration, content and enforcement of workplace agreements
  • the categorisation of paid work relationships
  • the range and content of obligations imposed on individual employers and employees
  • the termination of employment relationships

Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills in:

  • describing the historical, political and social context in which labour regulation operates
  • critically evaluating both existing regulation and proposals for its reform
  • problem-solving
  • independent research
  • written communication and drafting