Professor Gideon Boas on interviewed on ABC’s The World Today

Associate Professor Gideon Boas La Trobe Law School

On 8 May 2017, Professor Gideon Boas was interviewed on ABC News’ The World Today. In the interview, Professor Gideon Boas comments on how recent reforms in Victoria might affect rape trials. Listen to the full interview on the ABC… Continue Reading

Bendigo law student Tayla Anderson awarded John Koowarta Scholarship

Recently, Bendigo La Trobe Law student Tayla Anderson who was awarded the John Koowarta Scholarship, was featured in the Bendigo Advertiser. Ms Anderson is now in her fifth and final year of the double degree at La Trobe’s Bendigo campus… Continue Reading

Careers Connect Fair 2017

The La Trobe Law Students’ Association extends a warm invitation to our students to be a part of our 2017 Careers Connect Fair. Participating organisations include the Victorian Law Reform Commission, Victorian Government Solicitors, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, Victoria… Continue Reading

Dr Anita Mackay joins La Trobe Law School: “It’s an exciting time to be a law student.”

Recently, Dr Anita Mackay joined La Trobe Law School as a lecturer and the school’s JD coordinator. Having spent seven years in Canberra working for the Attorney-General’s Department, Dr Mackay brings a wealth of experience to La Trobe Law School,… Continue Reading

A Bigger Role for the Victorian Government in Relation to Insecure Work?

Jill Murray La Trobe Law

By Jill Murray The Victorian government has set up an Inquiry into Labour Hire and Insecure Work, headed by Professor Anthony Forsyth of RMIT University. The Inquiry’s terms of reference note that the government’s law-making powers in relation to work… Continue Reading

The Lawyering for Change report by Agata Wierzbowski

CLC Fellow 2015 2014 La Trobe University La Trobe Law School Agata Wierzibowski

Agata Wierzbowski, a solicitor at the Consumer Action Law Centre and the Community Legal Centre Fellow of 2014/2015, recently released The Lawyering for Change Report. Agata was hosted by La Trobe Law School while she completed initial research for the project in early 2015. The Lawyering… Continue Reading

Water Lore

By Francine Rochford As parts of Victoria are warned of ‘flash flooding’ and the most appropriate Oaks Day fascinator would have a nautical theme, it’s difficult to remember that last week many farmers cut their crops for hay. There hadn’t… Continue Reading

Sir John Quick Lecture 2015: From Crown Tyranny to Australian Democracy

David Hunt La Trobe Law School Sir John Quick Lecture History

Join us for this year’s Sir John Quick lecture by David Hunt, the award winning and best-selling Australian history author and podcaster. David will discuss how a land settled by pickpockets, sheep thieves and Irishmen transformed from a tyranny into… Continue Reading

Fiona Kelly Interviewed on ABC 774’s Breakfast Show with Red Symons

Fiona Kelly La Trobe Law

On 4 September 2015, Dr Fiona Kelly, Senior Lecturer, La Trobe Law School, joined Red Symons on ABC 774 Radio’s Breakfast  to talk about how the profile of sperm donors has changed over time in Victoria. The full episode can be streamed on the ABC Radio’s website.

Rebecca Edwards on Mediation and VCAT at the ADR Research Network in September

Rebecca Edwards, Sessional Lecturer, La Trobe Law School, will be speaking at the ADR Research Network Roundtable in Sydney on 12 and 13 September. Her presentation is entitled “Mediators’ perspectives on the compulsory cooling-off period offered in certain Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal… Continue Reading