1 x 2-hour seminar weekly
^ = may be enrolled concurrently
1 Admission into BLAWLP-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice
1a Admission into BLAWLPG-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Graduate Entry)
1b Admission into BLAWLPR-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice
1c Admission into BLAWLPRG-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Graduate Entry)
1d Admission into BLAWLPRH-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours)
1e Admission into BLAWLPRGH-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Graduate Entry) (Honours)
1f Admission into BLAWS-Bachelor of Laws
1g Admission into BLAWSH-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
1h Admission into BLAWSG-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
2 18 Units of second year LLAW topics
3 1 of LLAW2221, LLAW3312
4 Admission into BCOM-Bachelor of Commerce
4a Admission into BBUS-Bachelor of Business
4b Admission into BIB-Bachelor of International Business
4c Admission into BBUSHR-Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)
4d Admission into BCOMAC-Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
4e Admission into BCOMAF-Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Finance)
4f Admission into BCOMAL-Bachelor of Commerce (Advanced Leadership)
4g Admission into BCOMFN-Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)
4h Admission into BCOMWS-Bachelor of Commerce
4i Admission into BBUSAL-Bachelor of Business (Advanced Leadership)
4j Admission into BBUSBE-Bachelor of Business (Business Economics)
4k Admission into BBUSEN-Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship)
4l Admission into BBUSIB-Bachelor of Business (International Business)
4m Admission into BBUSMG-Bachelor of Business (Management)
4n Admission into BBUSMK-Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
4o Admission into BBUSWS-Bachelor of Business
5 ^ BUSN1019 - Law for Business
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) 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 or 4k or 4l or 4m or 4n or 4o) 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

This topic aims 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

Key dates and timetable

(1), (2)

Each class is numbered in brackets.
Where more than one class is offered, students normally attend only one.

Classes are held weekly unless otherwise indicated.


If you are enrolled for this topic, but all classes for one of the activities (eg tutorials) are full,
contact your College Office for assistance. Full classes frequently occur near the start of semester.

Students may still enrol in topics with full classes as more places will be made available as needed.

If this padlock appears next to an activity name (eg Lecture), then class registration is closed for this activity.

Class registration normally closes at the end of week 2 of each semester.

Classes in a stream are grouped so that the same students attend all classes in that stream.
Registration in the stream will result in registration in all classes.
  Unless otherwise advised, classes are not held during semester breaks or on public holidays.