Dr Rami Hanegbi



Senior Lecturer


Faculty of Business and Law


Deakin Law School


Melbourne Burwood Campus


Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2016
Bachelor of Economics, Monash University, 2015
Bachelor of Law(s), Monash University, 2015
Master of Laws, Monash University, 1997


+61 3 924 46154


Dr Rami Hanegbi is a Lecturer in Deakin Law School. Rami obtained a Bachelor of Economics (with an Accounting major) and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours), as well as a Master of Laws, from Monash University, and has been admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria. He holds a PhD from Deakin University.

Rami's main areas of research interest are superannuation and taxation policy. He has published in these areas both domestically and internationally, and is currently completing a PhD titled 'Retirement Policy in an Ageing Society'. Rami has also co-authored two textbooks, 'Principles of Taxation Law' and 'Successful Tax Study'. Due to Rami's research, he has previously been invited by the Commonwealth Department of Treasury to give a seminar on the topic of retirement policy and has also been asked the Australian Law Reform Commission to give verbal input into an inquiry on retirement policies.

Rami has also been the recipient of a number of teaching awards across the university, faculty and school level.

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Research interests

  • Retirement and Superannuation Law
  • Taxation Law

Units taught

  • MLC703 - Principles of Income Tax Law
  • MLL227 - Superannuation Law

Knowledge areas

  • Taxation Law
  • Superannuation Law

Professional activities


  • Outstanding Unit Development Award, Deakin Law School, Deakin University, 2013.
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor's Commendation for Excellence in Teaching, Deakin University, 2011.
  • Vice Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence, Deakin University, 2011. 
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor's Commendation for Excellence in Teaching, Deakin University, 2010.
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor's Commendation for Excellence in Teaching, Deakin University, 2008.
  • Academic of the Year Award, Postgraduate Award, Deakin University Students Association, Deakin University, 2004.
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University, 2004.


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Compulsory Superannuation Laws: Are Forced Retirement Savings Really for People's Own Good?

Rami Hanegbi

(2022), Vol. 37, pp. 573-609, Australian Tax Forum: a journal of taxation policy, law and reform, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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Superannuation Access for IVF Purposes: Time for Reform?

R Hanegbi

(2022), Vol. 29, pp. 522-544, Journal of law and medicine, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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When is there an "Adventure or Concern in the Nature of Trade" for GST purposes?

Rami Hanegbi

(2020), Vol. 49, pp. 56-81, Australian tax review, Rozelle, N.S.W., C1

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Superannuation taxation reform: from the financial system inquiry report to legislative changes

Rami Hanegbi

(2018), Vol. 39, pp. 331-362, Adelaide law review, Adelaide Law Review Association, C1

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Should the superannuation access age be raised?

R Hanegbi

(2017), Vol. 32, pp. 541-576, Australian tax forum, Clayton, Vic., C1

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Encouraging superannuation income streams with tax-free earnings to be taken in a form that provides longevity insurance

R Hanegbi

(2017), Vol. 15, pp. 402-423, eJournal of tax research, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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Small-scale property development: GST implications

R Hanegbi, W Obst

(2015), Vol. 36, pp. 483-516, Adelaide law review, Adelaide, S. Aust., C1

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The transition to retirement provisions: a critical analysis and a consideration of policy alternatives

R Hanegbi

(2013), Vol. 23, pp. 1-22, Revenue law journal, Gold Coast, Qld., C1

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Security in uncertain times: policies for increasing the popularity of life annuities among retirees

R Hanegbi

(2013), Vol. 20, pp. 467-509, Virginia journal of social policy and the law, Charlottesville, Virginia, C1

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Improving our superannuation regime : a post-Henry review look at superannuation taxation, raising superannuation balances and longevity insurance

R Hanegbi

(2010), Vol. 25, pp. 425-457, Australian tax forum, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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Australia's superannuation system : a critical analysis

R Hanegbi

(2010), Vol. 25, pp. 303-326, Australian tax forum, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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Isolated transactions: current income tax implications

R Hanegbi

(2006), Vol. 35, pp. 248-261, Australian tax review, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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Super Blooper? Time to halt the superannuation juggernaut?

R Hanegbi, M Bagaric

(2004), Vol. 32, pp. 345-361, Australian business law review, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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Superannuation and the ageing myth

R Hanegbi, M Bagaric

(2004), Vol. 3, pp. 18-27, Journal of law and financial management, Macquarie University, NSW, C1

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Negative gearing: future directions

R Hanegbi

(2002), Vol. 7, pp. 349-365, Deakin law review, Geelong, Vic., C1

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Tax concessions available to small business in Australia

R Hanegbi

(2001), Vol. 55, pp. 571-578, Bulletin for international fiscal documentation : official organ of the Int. Fiscal Association, I.F.A. = bulletin de documentation fiscale internationale : organe officiel de l'I.F.A, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

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