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Postgraduate | RMI-OJD412 | 2023

Labour Law

Compare individual employment with collective labour relations. Survey labour law, international influences, National Employment Standards, awards, enterprise agreements and regulation of trade unions, industrial action and industrial disputes

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Start dates
17 July 2023
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks

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Labour Law

About this subject

  • On completion of the subject, students will be able to:

    1. identify the way in which Australian workplace relations laws are shaped by the constitutional powers of the Commonwealth
    2. apply the creation, incidents and termination of the individual employment contract
    3. apply statutory employment standards
    4. apply the different means of setting and maintaining minimum working conditions, including the operation and enforcement of awards and agreements
    5. critique the policy behind and operation of laws concerning industrial action
    6. critique the development of Australian labour law in an international context.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • RMI-LAW-MAS-2023 - Juris Doctor

Prior study

To help set you up for success before you start this subject, we suggest completing or having equivalent knowledge in:

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Juris Doctor