Equal Opportunity Law
|Course code LAWS5011||Units 10||Level 5000||Faculty of Business and LawNewcastle Law School|
LAWS courses are only available to students enrolled in Bachelor of Laws (LAWS) degree programs.
Deals with the concepts, institutions, legal principles, practice and jurisprudence of Australian federal and state equal opportunity law. Topics include the theoretical framework and historical development of equal opportunity protection in Australia, constitutional considerations, an overview of the Australian equal opportunity scheme, proving direct and indirect discrimination, sexual, racial, disability and age discrimination, equal opportunity procedure and remedies and the jurisdiction of industrial tribunals.
This LAWS elective course is offered on a rotating basis and subject to student demand.
Available in 2015
|Content||The course deals with the concepts, institutions, legal principles, practice and jurisprudence of Australian federal and state equal opportunity law.|
Topics covered in this course will be -
1 Theoretical framework and historical development of equal opportunity protection in Australia
2 Constitutional considerations
3 Overview of Australian equal opportunity scheme
4 Proving direct and indirect discrimination
5 Sex discrimination
6 Racial discrimination
7 Disability discrimination
8 Age discrimination
9 Equal Opportunity procedure and remedies
10 Jurisdiction of industrial tribunals
|Assumed Knowledge||LAWS1001A, LAWS1001B, LAWS1002A, LAWS1002B, LAWS2003A, LAWS2003B, LAWS3004A, LAWS3004B, LAWS3005|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Seminar: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for LAWS5011|