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Employment law

LAWS3040 Employment law

This course deals with the legal regulation of employment within Australia. It will specifically explore: the employment relationship, creating an employment contract and the terms and conditions (express and implied) of employment contracts. It also covers relevant legislation, awards, agreements and other instruments that govern employment conditions, termination of the employment relationship; and occupational safety and health and equal opportunity in employment. The course will explore both Federal and State jurisdictions and common law principles.

About this guide

This guide was created by a librarian and contains some key resources you can refer to throughout the employment courses.

Secondary sources

Legal encyclopedias are a useful starting place to begin your research. They identify key legal principles and will refer to relevant cases and legislation. Heavily footnoted, you can follow the links to other relevant sources.

Halsbury's Laws of Australia (Lexis Advance)

165. Employment

230. Industrial law

The Laws of Australia (Westlaw)

26. Labour law


Case Citators

Law Reports

Reported judgments

Unreported judgements