Anti-Discrimination Law

The Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation invites you to celebrate the launch of Australian Anti-Discrimination Law

Professor Neil Rees (University of the Sunshine Coast), Professor Simon Rice OAM (the Australian National University) and Dr Dominique Allen (Deakin University) recently celebrated the release of their new book Australian Anti-Discrimination Law (Federation Press, 2014) launched by the Hon. Justice Chris Maxwell, President of the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Victoria.

When: Thursday 24th April 2014

Where: Deakin University Melbourne City Campus
Level 3, 550 Bourke Street Melbourne

Australian Anti-Discrimination Law contains a detailed analysis of Australian anti-discrimination law, as well as extracts from the key cases and the writings of leading commentators. The authors comprehensively examine the difficult concepts of direct and indirect discrimination, as well as the grounds of unlawful discrimination, such as race, sex, age and disability, and the areas of activity in which discrimination is unlawful, including federal industrial relations law.

The book records the history of the major pieces of anti-discrimination legislation, examines important international developments, and includes numerous suggestions for reforming the law. The book will be of interest to lawyers and human rights practitioners. The chapters about procedure and remedies will be particularly important to lawyers and others practicing in the field.

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