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  • Land Tax in Australia

    Fiscal Reform of sub-national government

    By Vince Mangioni

    Land Tax in Australia demonstrates how land tax operates and is administered across State and local governments in Australia. International expert Vincent Mangioni reviews the current status and emerging trends in these taxes in Australia and compares them with the UK, USA, Canada, Denmark and New…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 

  • Beyond Communal and Individual Ownership

    Indigenous Land Reform in Australia

    By Leon Terrill

    Over the last decade, Australian governments have introduced a series of land reforms in communities on Indigenous land. This book is the first in-depth study of these significant and far reaching reforms. It explains how the reforms came about, what they do and their consequences for Indigenous…

    Hardback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Creating New Futures

    Settling Children and Youth from Refugee Backgrounds

    Edited by Mary Crock

    This book has been written at a time when as many children are on the move as forced migrants as at any time in human history. In 2014, UNHCR estimated that more than 50 million people were on the move as refugees or 'persons of concern.' At least half were children. Australia has not escaped this…

    Paperback – 2015-09-30
    Federation Press

  • Western Legal Traditions

    A Comparison of Civil Law and Common Law

    By Martin Vranken

    The rule of law constitutes the hallmark of contemporary Western society. However, public perceptions and attitudes to the law can vary in space and time. This book explores legal solutions to selected problem scenarios in their broader historical, economic, political and societal context. The…

    Paperback – 2015-09-30
    Federation Press

  • Intentional Tort Litigation in Australia

    Assault, False Imprisonment, Malicious Prosecution and Related Claims

    By Corrie Goodhand, Peter O'Brien

    Intentional Tort Litigation in Australia considers the high frequency intentional torts of assault, battery, false imprisonment and malicious prosecution throughout Australia. It provides an analysis of the elements of each tort and commentary. The authors consider practical matters necessary in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-30
    Federation Press

  • Homicide Law Reform in Victoria

    Retrospect and Prospects

    Edited by Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Arie Freiberg

    2015 marks a decade since the release of the Victorian Law Reform Commission's Defences to Homicide: Final Report. The Commission's Final Report recommended major changes to the law of homicide in Victoria and in 2005, the Victorian government responded to the 56 recommendations by implementing the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-31
    Federation Press

  • Job Quality in Australia

    Perspectives, Problems and Proposals

    Edited by Angela Knox, Christopher Warhurst

    The issue of job quality is again popular amongst researchers and policy-makers throughout the advanced economies. Better, not just more, jobs are what are now needed. Good quality jobs boost the economic and social well-being of individuals, firms, families, communities and countries. Countries…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27
    Federation Press

  • The Trial

    Principles, Process and Evidence

    By Jill Hunter

    Written by leading evidence law scholars, combined with practitioner contribution, The Trial examines procedural and evidentiary law under the uniform Evidence Acts. This is a book for evidence law students, scholars and for practising lawyers. The Trial challenges mainstream approaches to teaching…

    Paperback – 2015-08-15
    Federation Press

  • Mining Law in Western Australia

    5th Edition

    By Michael Hunt, James Hunt, Tim Kavenagh

    Hunt on Mining Law of Western Australia has been established for more than 32 years as an essential reference for all legal issues relating to the mining industry. Although it deals with the law as applied to exploration and mining in Western Australia, it is of use to mining law practitioners in…

    Hardback – 2015-07-31
    Federation Press

  • Lawyers in Australia

    3rd Edition

    By Ainslie Lamb, John Littrich, Karina Murray

    Lawyers in Australia is a wide-ranging and detailed examination of the legal profession and its ethical framework. It contextualises the role, responsibilities and ethics of lawyers in contemporary Australian society and discusses recent trends and issues. It has proved to be a popular text for the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-31
    Federation Press

  • The Appellate Jurisdiction of the Courts in Australia

    By Dean Mildren

    This work provides a detailed examination of the appellate jurisdiction of the superior Australian courts, including the State and Territory Supreme Courts, Courts of Appeal and Courts of Criminal Appeal, the Federal Court of Australia, the Family Court of Australia and the High Court of Australia.…

    Paperback – 2015-07-31
    Federation Press

  • Higher Education and the Law

    Edited by Sally Varnham, Patty Kamvounias, Dr. Joan Squelch

    This book is the first in Australia dedicated to the legal environment of our universities. The law both drives and governs the evolution of Australia's strong and vibrant system of higher education. Here, experts explore a wide range of areas of topical and salient interest, providing a…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28
    Federation Press

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