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Upon successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of discrimination law and its theoretical underpinnings in Australia.
- Critically analyse and research complex problems relating to discrimination law.
- Draft legal advice to clients regarding discrimination law disputes.
- Demonstrate skills in developing legal arguments and normative arguments.
- Demonstrate high level verbal and written communication skills for legal and non-legal audiences
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This subject examines Australian discrimination law. The subject considers federal and state discrimination law and demonstrates the way the law operates through the examination of relevant legislation and decided cases. A number of different grounds of discrimination are examined. These include sex discrimination, racial discrimination, disability discrimination and age discrimination. A number of discrimination contexts are considered, including discrimination in employment, education and the provision of goods and services. Harassment and vilification are also considered, as well as the exceptions to the operation of discrimination laws.
- Assessment Task 1 (30%%)
- Assessment Task 2 (30%%)
- Assessment Task 3 (40%%)