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  • Criminal Justice: Australia and JapanCRIM90033


    A key issue for criminal justice is the challenge of responding to offenders with specialised needs arising from mental disorders, health problems, physical disability, and age. This subject examines the different approaches taken by criminal justice agencies in Australia and Japan in relation to...

  • Criminology & Sociology Internship Pt 2CRIM90031

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to CRIM90030 Criminology & Sociology Internship Part 1 for details

  • Cybercrime and Digital CriminologyCRIM20007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Whilst mobile and social media benefit society in many ways, they have also given rise to a range of cybercrimes and online harms. In this subject we examine the origins, nature, and prevalence of a range of cybercrimes and online harms. Further, through considering cybercrimes in the context of ...

  • Terrorism: Shifting ParadigmsCRIM20008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the various dimensions of terrorism and its manifestations. This includes the nation state's capacity to authorise and to create the conditions for the practices known as terrorism. In this subject we interrogate the role of the nation state and the rhetoric/s of anti-terror...

  • Crimes of the PowerfulCRIM30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject analyses the crimes and harms of the powerful. The subject examines the relationship between government, business and law both theoretically and through a series of case studies to explore the reasons behind business harms and crimes and why they are so difficult to tackle. The subje...

  • Criminal Law and Political JusticeCRIM20002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Criminal law has a central importance in criminology, since it is the criminal law which determines the legality or illegality of behaviours. This subject studies social and political dimensions of the criminal law as it governs institutional processes and the construction of criminality. The fir...

  • PolicingCRIM20003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the historical, political and social forces which shape police organisations, policies and practices. The subject covers the origins, functions and structures of contemporary policing , and identifies key emerging issues and challenges in policing such as the e...

  • ObligationsLAWS50026

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject builds on skills introduced in the foundation subject Legal Method and Reasoning, both in continuing to develop skills in the close reading and critical analysis of cases and in the interpretation of legislation. The substantive content of the subject considers the nature and foundat...

  • Regulatory Policy and PracticeLAWS70460

    Offered:AprilYear:2019Quotas apply

    Regulation has become a permanent feature of the way in which contemporary democratic economies, including Australia, are governed. There are few spheres of economic activity that are not subject to some form of regulatory oversight and control. Daily news programs rarely pass without some mentio...

  • Energy Regulation and the LawLAWS70141

    Offered:MarchYear:2019Quotas apply

    Adequate, reliable and sustainable supplies of energy are crucial to modern societies, and their assurance demands the close and continuous involvement of governments. This subject explains the challenges—affordability, security of supply, safety, control of monopoly, sustainability in an age of ...

  • International Financial TransactionsLAWS70125

    Offered:NovemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    The purpose of this subject is to give students an advanced and integrated understanding of the legal issues that arise in international financial transactions. This is achieved by looking at the principal transactions, analysing the ways in which they are structured and implemented, and identify...

  • Global LawyerLAWS50071

    Offered:MarchYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject examines the various roles played by lawyers within the international legal order, including as advisers, advocates, negotiators, settlers of disputes, and drafters of legislation, contracts and treaties. Within the integrated theoretical frameworks of legal ethics, professional regu...

  • Equality and Discrimination at WorkLAWS70025

    Offered:AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    Discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace represent an overwhelming majority of total complaints made to anti-discrimination authorities. Equality and discrimination at work remain pressing concerns for employees, managers and, more broadly, for society. Achieving equality is elusive ...

  • Labour Standards and their EnforcementLAWS70197

    Offered:OctoberYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject addresses the relevant provisions of the key federal statute governing minimum employment standards in Australia, the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), which is the centrepiece of Commonwealth statutory regulation of working conditions. The subject examines the mechanisms by which minimum wa...

  • Comparative Corporate TaxLAWS70009

    Offered:MarchYear:2019Quotas apply

    Globalisation is driving corporate tax systems closer together and often into conflict. For many tax practitioners, it is now not enough to know their own corporate tax system—they must grapple with and question the operation of other corporate tax systems. This subject seeks to develop an abilit...

  • Entertainment LawLAWS70273

    Offered:JuneYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject examines some legal aspects of a modern entertainment industry – in particular, contractual arrangements and intellectual property rights, as well as publicity and privacy rights. Particular reference will be made to the United States, home of the largest entertainment industry in th...

  • Tax of Business and Investment IncomeLAWS70002

    Offered:Semester 1, SeptemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    This core tax subject is designed to explore in detail the fundamental principles of income tax, fringe benefits tax and capital gains tax in relation to business and investment. It will provide the requisite skills and knowledge to identify and better deal with income tax problems that arise in ...

  • Trade Marks and Unfair CompetitionLAWS70046

    Offered:AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is concerned with the laws in Australia that protect trade marks and relevant aspects of New Zealand law on this topic. Trade marks play a pivotal role in the marketing of goods and services, and generally are one of a trader‘s most valuable assets. The protection of trade marks is t...

  • Patent LawLAWS70021

    Offered:February, OctoberYear:2019Quotas apply

    For at least 400 years, patent law has been the primary regulatory mechanism for optimising innovation. With more than two million patent applications filed annually around the world, the patent system is both highly complex and of great economic importance. This subject provides the foundational...

  • Human Rights AdvocacyLAWS70186

    Offered:AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is a collaborative effort to reflect on, critique, appreciate, and learn about international advocacy that responds to global injustice using a human rights framework.  It provides a map of the field of international human rights advocacy—its dominant forms of action, strategies, and...