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RUMLAE Members Participate in Key Woomera Manual Editorial Meeting in Yokohama, Japan

  RUMLAE Director Prof Dale Stephens and RUMLAE Management Board member Dr Stacey Henderson recently attended a week long editorial meeting in Yokohama, Japan (unfortunately Prof Melissa de Zwart, an editorial member of the Project was unable to attend).  Representatives from the other leading Universities spearheading this project, namely Prof Jack Beard (University of Nebraska), …



Congratulations to SALRI, The Surrogacy Act was passed last week based on their written report

The Surrogacy Act was passed last week with all party support, on the basis of a major report submitted by the SA Law Reform Institute (SALRI). This is an outstanding achievement for SALRI; an independent law reform body, linked to the law reform class at the Adelaide Law School. In particular, warm praise was given …



Adelaide Law Schools’ ROCIT co-convened a Personal Property Securities Law Roundtable in Sydney

Adelaide Law Schools’ ROCIT (Regulation of Corporations Insolvency and Taxation) Research Unit (Associate Professor David Brown), co-convened, with the Ross Parsons Centre, University of Sydney (Professors Sheelagh McCracken and Jason Harris), a Personal Property Securities Law Roundtable in Sydney on Friday 8 November. The Personal Property Securities Roundtable held on 8 November 2019 at University …



RUMLAE research on Post-traumatic Stress

Last week, two researchers from Research Unit on Military Law and Ethics, Kellie Toole and Elaine Waddell, presented at the Global Alliance Conference on Post-Traumatic Stress. They discussed their preliminary findings on why ex-service men are in prison at twice the rate of the general population. On their return, we asked them to share some …



Workshop on ‘How Australian Universities are Regulating Work Experience’

On Friday 8 November 2019 a group of Adelaide Law School researchers convened a highly successful workshop on How Australian Universities are Regulating Work Experience. Emerita Professor Rosemary Owens AO, Associate Professor Anne Hewitt, Associate Professor Joanna Howe and Professor Andrew Stewart presented key findings from their Australian Research Council-funded project on ‘Work Experience: Labour …



Rynier Brandt participates in winery audit during his Law and Justice Internship at Wine Australia

Rynier Brandt is currently completing an internship at Wine Australia as part of the Law and Justice Internship course. Wine Australia is the federal regulator of the Geographical Indications and Label Integrity Program (LIP) and the promoter of Australian wine exports. At his internship Rynier is engaged in projects that relate to LIP audits, cross-jurisdictional …