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.

Ying Yi Siow, Alicia Yap, Trish Pan Yang and Scott Young

UWA Law School Team wins National Family Law Moot Competition

Thursday, 20 October 2011

The UWA Family Law Moot Team has won the Final of the National Family Law Moot Competition after competing against the University of Technology Sydney on 20 October 2011 for the Colin Davis Cup.

Bianca Stibbs and Iona Watson with His Excellency Mr McCusker

UWA law students learn from WA Governor at ALA conference

Monday, 29 August 2011

A select number of University of WA law students listened first-hand to advice from the WA Governor, Malcolm McCusker AO QC at The Esplanade in Fremantle on ensuring laws are adequately scrutinised to improve access to justice in Australia.

Chloe Gall and Rachel Paljetak

Law students selected for internships at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)

Monday, 1 August 2011

Law students, Chloe Gall and Rachel Paljetak, were recently offered internships at the ICTY and will be leaving for the Hague early December 2011, Rachel for three months and Chloe (pictured left) for four. They will both be interning in the Office of the Prosecutor which, as Rachel said, “will no doubt be an interesting experience given that the last wanted war criminal, Goran Hadzic, was arrested only a fortnight ago”.

Jeremy Curthoys

UWA Law Graduate (1979) appointed Judge of the District Court of Western Australia

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Attorney General Christian Porter today announced the appointment of barrister Jeremy Curthoys as a Judge of the District Court of Western Australia.

Ilana Atlas

Ilana Atlas, 1977 UWA graduate, appointed Pro-Chancellor at ANU

Monday, 27 June 2011

The Australian National University has appointed Ilana Atlas as its new Pro-Chancellor, replacing Justice Annabelle Bennett who has stepped down after 13 years in the job.

Chris Bates

UWA graduate recognised as one of WA's top 40 Under 40 business people

Monday, 27 June 2011

Chris Bates, a UWA Law/Business School graduate, established Interpeople with two partners in 2008 after seeing a gap in the market for high-level technical recruitment. In 2011, Mr Bates was recognised as one of Western Australia’s top 40 Under 40 business people at the annual WA Business News awards. 

Winthrop Professor Izan Izan

UWA teachers achieve national recognition

Monday, 27 June 2011

Four staff members from The University of Western Australia have won acclaim for their teaching in the 2011 Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.

Jackie McArthur and Anna Rakoczy

UWA Law Graduates win Rhodes and Fulbright

Thursday, 16 June 2011

UWA law graduates continue the extraordinary record the Law School has established for producing young graduates of exceptional ability.

Dr Hilde Tubex

Outstanding researcher takes up a prestigious ARC Future Fellowship with Crime Research Centre

Thursday, 9 June 2011

Dr Hilde Tubex will take up her recently awarded Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship in the Faculty of Law’s Crime Research Centre on 1st August.

Autumn trifecta for UWA Law Alumni

Monday, 18 April 2011

Honorary Degrees of Doctor of Laws were awarded in the recent Autumn graduation ceremony.

2011 Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Monday, 18 April 2011

A fourth-year Law/Commerce student with a strong commitment to helping the less fortunate has been awarded this year's Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.

Professor James Edelman

UWA graduate appointed Supreme Court Justice

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Internationally recognised lawyer and academic Professor James Edelman has been appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of Western Australia.

Auora Milroy

Law students honour memory of Indigenous rights campaigner through scholarship

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Indigenous law students Aurora Milroy (in her fourth year of a Bachelor of Arts/Law at the UWA) and Ashley Walker have been announced as the 2011 John Koowarta Reconciliation Law Scholarship recipients.

Auguste Hocking (LL.M.), Joseph Wheeler (Grad. Cert.)

UWA law graduates soar to victory in international air law moot court

Monday, 28 March 2011

University of Western Australia 2008 law graduates and solicitors, Joseph C Wheeler and Auguste J Hocking, were selected as part of the mooting team for the McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law in Montreal Canada.

Robert Clarke

Law student wins International Humanitarian Writing Competition and goes to Washington

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Robert Clarke is off to Washington after winning inaugural International Humanitarian Law Student Writing Competition.