Danille Bracknell

New Indigenous law pathway launched

Monday, 4 March 2013

Mature-age Indigenous people will be able to gain direct entry to The University of Western Australia's postgraduate law degree, the Juris Doctor, through a new diploma to be launched tomorrow.

Akram Azimi

Social justice boost for Young Australian of the Year

Monday, 4 March 2013

The University of Western Australia has provided law, science and arts student Akram Azimi with a $20,000 grant to recognise his outstanding achievement as 2013 Young Australian of the Year so he can continue his award-winning community social justice work while studying at UWA.

Chief investigator Associate Professor Eileen Webb

Study seeks seniors to talk about housing problems

Monday, 4 February 2013

Is WA's ageing population being disadvantaged by laws governing housing and accommodation?

This is the question raised by researchers at The University of Western Australia who want to talk to seniors, carers and people involved in aged care to find out.

Akram Azimi

UWA student named 2013 Young Australian of the Year

Friday, 25 January 2013

A refugee from war-torn Afghanistan who is studying law, science and arts at The University of Western Australia has been named 2013 Young Australian of the Year.

Elliott Clutterbuck

UWA arts/law students win Prime Minister's Awards

Friday, 7 December 2012

Two Arts/Law students at The University of Western Australia have been recognised in the 2013 Prime Minister's Australia Asia Awards.

New pathway for indigenous students to become lawyers

New pathway for indigenous students to become lawyers

Friday, 5 October 2012

The University of Western Australia will tomorrow launch an Advanced Diploma in Indigenous Legal Studies to offer an alternative pathway for Indigenous students seeking to become lawyers through UWA’s new Juris Doctor degree.

WA Chief Justice Wayne Martin

UWA to co-host WA's first National Indigenous Legal Conference

Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Western Australia's Chief Justice Wayne Martin, former Federal Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Fred Chaney and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda are among the speakers at this year's National Indigenous Legal Conference, to be held in WA for the first time next month.

UWA Professor Anas Ghadouani and Monash University Professor Tony Wong

Researchers to tap ideas for water sensitive cities

Wednesday, 5 September 2012

The impact of stormwater management on local wetlands and urban design will be the main focus for review as State and local governments, business, industry and The University of Western Australia prepares to launch new research that will guide water management reform in Western Australia.

Family Law moot team

Family Law moot team wins round

Tuesday, 28 August 2012

UWA’s Family Law moot team is in the running for the grand final after winning a preliminary round of the National Family Law Moot Competition.

Ashlee Uren

2012 Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Monday, 18 June 2012

A fifth-year Law/Arts student with a passion for helping people less fortunate than others has been awarded this year's Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.

The Honourable Chief Justice Wayne Martin

Queen's Birthday Honours for UWA graduates and staff

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Fourteen graduates and staff of The University of Western Australia have been honoured by their inclusion on the 2012 Queen's Birthday Honours List.  

Associates Professors Eileen Webb (left) and Aviva Freilich

Do WA's housing laws support our ageing population?

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

Researchers at The University of Western Australia will investigate whether WA's ageing population is being disadvantaged by laws governing housing and accommodation.

Dr Sarah Murray

Monash University Vice Chancellor’s commendation

Thursday, 22 March 2012

Dr Sarah Murray, Associate Professor in the Law Faculty UWA, has been awarded the 2011 Mollie Holman Doctoral Medal for her PhD thesis "Less-Adversarial Practice & The Constitutional Role of the Judiciary in Australia".

The Honourable Michael Kirby

Michael Kirby to lecture on statutory interpretation

Friday, 10 February 2012

Former High Court Judge, the Honourable Michael Kirby, will present a guest lecture at The University of Western Australia later this month on "Statutory Interpretation: What on Earth Does it Mean?"

Assistant Professor Tracey Atkins

Deregulated shop trading hours will benefit consumers

Monday, 12 December 2011

An independent report by a researcher at The University of Western Australia has found that shop trading hours in Western Australia should be fully deregulated.  The report is the first of its kind to be undertaken in Western Australia.

woman in supermarket

Report finds deregulation of shop trading hours is in the consumer interest

Monday, 12 December 2011

An independent report by a researcher at The University of Western Australia has found that shop trading hours in Western Australia should be fully deregulated. The report is the first is of its kind to be undertaken in Western Australia.

New UWA report to put spotlight on shop trading hours

Thursday, 8 December 2011

A new report into shop trading hours in Western Australia will be launched at The University of Western Australia next Monday.

Natalie Skead, Ana Vrdoljak, Sarah Murray

Academic success for Law lecturers

Friday, 2 December 2011

2011 has been an outstanding year of academic success for a number of Law Faculty teaching staff.

Stuart Kaye

Dean of Law wins 2012 ARC research grant

Friday, 4 November 2011

Winthrop Professor and Dean of Law Stuart Kaye was one of the winners in the 2012 Australian Research Council grants announced recently by Senator Kim Carr, Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research.

Krista McMeeken

UWA law student finalist for Young Australian of the year

Thursday, 3 November 2011

The University of Western Australia today congratulated final-year law student and reconciliation campaigner Krista McMeeken, who has been named as a State finalist in the Young Australian of the Year Award 2012.