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Andrew Stewart

Andrew Stewart

John Bray Professor of Law, University of Adelaide

Andrew is the John Bray Professor of Law. His main interests lie in employment law and workplace relations, contract law and intellectual property. His most recent publications include: the fifth edition of his popular text Stewart's Guide to Employment Law; the fifth edition of Intellectual Property in Australia, written with Philip Griffith, Judith Bannister and Adam Liberman; and Multinational Human Resource Management and the Law, co-authored with a group of distinguished international scholars.

Besides working as a consultant with the national law firm Piper Alderman, Andrew has provided expert advice to the International Labour Organisation, to Federal and State governments in Australia and to a wide range of other organisations. His recent work has included a ground-breaking study of the prevalence, nature and regulation of unpaid work experience, commissioned by the Fair Work Ombudsman and co-authored by Rosemary Owens; and a major research report on equal remuneration claims for the Fair Work Commission, along with Robyn Layton QC and Meg Smith. Prior to that, he advised the federal government on the drafting and structure of the Fair Work legislation.

Andrew is the President of the Australian Labour Law Association, a fellow of the Australian Academy of Law and an Editor of the Australian Journal of Labour Law. He has previously been Chair of the Committee of Australian Law Deans and President of the Industrial Relations Society of South Australia. Before taking up his current post he worked at the University of Sydney and at Flinders University, where he was Dean of Law from 1994-1997.

Are unpaid internships unlawful?

Jun 16, 2016 17:33 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law

In todays hyper competitive job market, internships are becoming a must-have on almost every job applicants CV. But when should a worker be paid for an internship, and is the rise of unpaid internships simply broadening...

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