Joo-Cheong Tham

University of Melbourne

185 Pelham Street

Carlton, Victoria 3053

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Unsavoury Employer Practices: Understanding Temporary Migrant Work in the Australian Food Services Sector

International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Dec 2018
Joo-Cheong Tham and Judy Fudge
University of Melbourne and Kent Law School
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Migrant workers, Use of migrant labour, Conditionalities, Sectoral Regulation, Food Services

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Employment Protection and Employment Promotion: The Contested Terrain of Australian Labour Law

FROM PROTECTION TOWARDS PROACTION: THE ROLE OF LABOUR LAW AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS IN JOB CREATION POLICIES, Marco Biagi, ed., Kluwer Law International, The Hague, 2000
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Feb 2001
La Trobe Law School, Monash University - Department of Business Law & Taxation, La Trobe Law School, University of Melbourne Law School and University of Melbourne
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employment, protection, promotion, Australia, labour law, contested

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Deconstructing the Logic of Responding to One Threat with Another: The Perils of Countering Terrorism by Eroding Human Rights

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 235, HUMAN RIGHTS 2006: THE YEAR IN REVIEW, Marius Smith, ed., pp. 115-154, Monash University, 2007
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Jun 2007
Joo-Cheong Tham and Dianne Otto
University of Melbourne and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Law School
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human rights, counter-terrorism, laws, Australia

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Labour Market Deregulation and Temporary Migrant Labour Schemes: An Analysis of the 457 Visa Program

Australian Journal of Labour Law, Vol. 25, No. 3, 2013, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 676
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Mar 2014
Iain Campbell and Joo-Cheong Tham
RMIT University - PVC Design & Social Context and University of Melbourne
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temporary labour, 457 visa program, Australia

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Why Is Labour Protection for Temporary Migrant Workers So Fraught? A Perspective from Australia

Joanna Howe and Rosemary Owens (ed), Temporary Labour Migration in the Global Era: Regulatory Challenges (Hart Publishing, 2016)
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Jun 2017
Joo-Cheong Tham, Iain Campbell and Martina Boese
University of Melbourne, RMIT University - PVC Design & Social Context and La Trobe University
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Limitations of a Charter of Rights in the Age of Counter-Terrorism

Melbourne University Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2007, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 312
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Mar 2008
Joo-Cheong Tham and K. D. Ewing
University of Melbourne and King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law
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charter, rights, counter, terrorism, human rights, Victoria

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Towards an Understanding of Standard Employment Relationships under Australian Labour Law

Australian Journal of Labour Law, No. 20, p. 123, 2007 , U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 376
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne
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standard employment, full-tim work, ongoing employment contract, standeard employment relationships, Workplace Relations Act 1996, WorkChoices Act

8.

Australian Terror Laws and Academic Freedom

FREE SPEECH IN FEARFUL TIMES: AFTER 9/11 IN CANADA, THE U.S., AUSTRALIA & EUROPE, Turk J. & Mason A., eds., pp. 234-244, Canada: James Lorimer & Company Limited , U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 391
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 May 2009
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne
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War on Terror, anti-terrorism, security organisations, academic freedom

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Labour Clauses in the TPP and TTIP: A Comparison Without a Difference?

Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Jan 2017
Joo-Cheong Tham and K. D. Ewing
University of Melbourne and King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law
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Inhospitable Workplaces? International Students and Paid Work in Food Services

Australian Journal of Social Issues Vol. 51 No. 3, 2016
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Iain Campbell, Martina Boese and Joo-Cheong Tham
RMIT University - PVC Design & Social Context, La Trobe University and University of Melbourne
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international students, labour regulation, low‑paid workers, precarious work, casual work

11.

Deliberative Democracy and Electoral Management Bodies: The Case of Australian Electoral Commissions

Election Law Journal, Volume 12, No. 4, 2013, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 679
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 May 2014
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne
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electoral commission, democracy, electoral

12.

Of Aliens, Money and Politics: Should Foreign Political Donations Be Banned?

King’s Law Journal, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2017
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Oct 2017
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne
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foreign political donations

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Dishing Up Migrant Workers for the Canadian Food Services Sector: Labor Law and the Demand for Migrant Workers

Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, 2017
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Aug 2018
Judy Fudge and Joo-Cheong Tham
Kent Law School and University of Melbourne
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Introduction to the Australian Journal of Asian Law Theme on ‘Money Politics in the Asia-Pacific: Challenges and Solutions'

Australian Journal of Asian Law, Vol. 18, No. 2, Article 1, 2017
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 26 Mar 2018
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne
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Secret State, Transparent Subject: The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation in the Age of Terror

(2005) 38(3) The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology 400-415.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Feb 2017
Jude McCulloch and Joo-Cheong Tham
Monash University and University of Melbourne
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Dynamics of Electoral Expenditure and the 'Arms Race' Thesis: The Case of New South Wales

(2014) 49(1) Australian Journal of Political Science 84-101.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Feb 2017
Malcolm Anderson and Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne and University of Melbourne
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dynamics of electoral expenditure, ‘arms race’ in electoral expenditure, funding of political parties

17.

Suppressing the Financing of Terrorism

(2004) 16(1) Current Issues in Criminal Justice 71-8
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Aug 2018
Monash University, University of Oxford - Border Criminologies, Griffith University, University of Melbourne and Monash University - School of Political and Social Inquiry
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18.

Political Participation

in Oxford Handbook of the Australian Constitution, eds. C. Saunders & A. Stone, Oxford University Press, Oxford: Chapter 40, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Aug 2018
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne
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Casualties of the Domestic ‘War on Terror’: A Review of Recent Counter-Terrorism Laws

Melbourne University Law Review, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2004
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Aug 2018
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne
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20.

The MUA Cases

(1999) 25(2) Monash University Law Review 181-202
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Aug 2018
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne
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Possible Constitutional Objections to the Powers to Ban ‘Terrorist’ Organisations

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 27, No. 2, 2004
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Aug 2018
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne
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Temporary Migrant Nurses in Australia: Sites and Sources of Precariousness

(2013) 0(0) The Economic and Labour Relations Review 1-24.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Feb 2017
La Trobe University, RMIT University - PVC Design & Social Context, University of Melbourne and University of Melbourne
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Migrant workers, migration, migration pathways, nurse migration, precarious migrant status, precarious work, s457 visa, temporary skilled migration

23.

Industrial Action and Unemployment Income Support

(2002) 15(1) Australian Journal of Labour Law 40-68
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Aug 2018
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne
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Public Funding and Expenditure Regulation of Australian Political Parties: Some Reflections

(2004) 32(3) Federal Law Review 397-424
Posted: 08 Aug 2018
Joo-Cheong Tham and David Grove
University of Melbourne and The University of Sydney

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Democratic Deliberation of Labour Law: A Preliminary Inquiry into the Making of the Fair Work Act

(2009) 22(3) Australian Journal of Labour Law 232-57
Posted: 08 Aug 2018
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne

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Political Equality as a Constitutional Principle: Cautionary Lessons from Mccloy v New South Wales

In Rosalind Dixon (ed), Australian Constitutional Values (Hart Publishing, 2018)
Posted: 01 Mar 2018
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne

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The Fair Work Act and Other Names of Shame

Australian Journal of Administrative Law, 16 3: 135-137, 2009
Posted: 12 Jun 2015
Graeme D. Orr and Joo-Cheong Tham
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and University of Melbourne

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28.

'The Work Choices Case: Analysis and Implications' in 'Work Choices: The High Court Challenge 2006'

WORK CHOICES: THE HIGH COURT CHALLENGE 2006, pp. 1-78, Lawbook CO., 2007, University of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 218
Posted: 12 Mar 2007
University of Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne - Law School, University of Melbourne - Law School, University of Melbourne and NYU School of Law - Institute for International Law and Justice

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workchoices, Australia, industrial relations, constitution, implications

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The Legal Regulation of Information in Australian Labor Markets: Information that is Required to Be Disclosed by Employers to Employees and Trade Unions

Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, Vol. 22, No. 4, Summer 2001
Posted: 17 Jul 2003
Joo-Cheong Tham and Anna Chapman
University of Melbourne and University of Melbourne - Law School

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Other Papers (12)

Total Downloads: 13    Citations: 0
1.

Better Regulation of All Political Finance Would Help Control Foreign Donations

The Conversation, 2016
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 20 Jan 2019
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne
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The Benefits of Deliberation in the Political Process

The Conversation, 2012
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 20 Jan 2019
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne
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The Case for Transparent Funding and Better Regulation of Political Parties

The Conversation, 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 20 Jan 2019
Joo-Cheong Tham and Graeme D. Orr
University of Melbourne and The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Eight Ways to Clean Up Money in Australian Politics

The Conversation, 2016
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 20 Jan 2019
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne
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Fair Game? Why Karl Bitar Lobbying for Crown Is Undemocratic

The Conversation, 2011
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 20 Jan 2019
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne
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Australia’s Growing Democracy Gap

Inside Story, 2018
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Jan 2019
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne
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It Depends What You Mean by ‘Political Donations’

Inside Story, 2018
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Jan 2019
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne
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Political Integrity: Victoria Goes Part of the Way

Inside Story, 2011
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 19 Jan 2019
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne
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NSW Election Funding Laws Are a Serious Attack on Freedom of Association

The Guardian, 2013
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Jan 2019
Joo-Cheong Tham
University of Melbourne
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457 Visa Scheme: Time for a Proper Debate

The Guardian, 213
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Jan 2019
leigh hubbard and Joo-Cheong Tham
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Melbourne
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Taking a Taxi Ride to an Inhospitable Workplace

Inside Story, 2015
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Jan 2019
Joo-Cheong Tham, Martina Boese and Iain Campbell
University of Melbourne, La Trobe University and RMIT University - PVC Design & Social Context
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12.

The Great Trade-Off

Inside Story, 2018
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Jan 2019
Joo-Cheong Tham and K. D. Ewing
University of Melbourne and King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law
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