The Modern Contract of Employment

Litigation Manual

The Style Guide

Case Notes

What does Jones v Dunkel really mean?

No case is more often cited, and more often misunderstood, than Jones v Dunkel (1959) 101 CLR 298. It stands for two propositions. The first – and I think the most important – governs drawing inferences…

Workers in the ‘Gig Economy’

The law is beginning to engage with the new gig economy. Today there are reports of a possible sham contracting test case in Victoria to establish whether riders working with food delivery companies such…

The meaning of CFMEU v BHP Coal Pty Ltd (2014) 253 CLR 243

Despite the best efforts of commentators to complicate the answer to this question, it is disarmingly straightforward. The majority followed Board of Bendigo Regional Institute of Technical and Further…