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Investigating Legal Studies for Queensland

 

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    Chapter 1

    Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal
    http://www.qcat.qld.gov.au
    Queensland Independent Complaints Agencies
    http://www.complaints.qld.gov.au
    Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel
    http://www.legislation.qld.gov.au

    Chapter 3

    Department of Immigration and Citizenship
    http://www.citizenship.gov.au/should_become/

    Chapter 4

    Murdoch University Electronic Journal of Law
    http://www.murdoch.edu.au/elaw/issues/v3n1/ridgway.html

    Chapter 5

    Hospital admits negligence - YouTube
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lwu2SCNUIlQ

    Chapter 6

    Department of Justice and Attorney-General QLD Pdf: How to manage work health and safety risks
    http://www.deir.qld.gov.au/workplace/resources/pdfs/manage-whs-risks-cop-2011.pdf
    Australian Bureau of Statistics
    http://www.abs.gov.au

    Chapter 7

    Stand up for the Burra campaign
    http://standupfortheburrup.com
    United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
    http://www.unep.org

    Chapter 8

    Australasian Legal Information Institute
    http://www.austlii.edu.au
    Public Trustee Qld
    http://www.pt.qld.gov.au

    Chapter 9

    Chapter 10

    Chapter 11

    World Legal Information Institute
    http://worldlii.org/catalog/2561.html
    UN Office of Drugs and Crime
    http://www.unodc.org/ngo/list.jsp
    Australian Federal Police
    http://www.afp.gov.au
    United Nations
    http://www.un.org
    Department of Foreign Affairs and Trading
    http://www.dfat.gov.au/treaties/making
    United Nations law section
    http://www.un.org/en/law/index.shtml
    The Hague Justice Portal
    http://www.haguejusticeportal.net
    International Criminal Court
    http://www.icc-cpi.int/Pages/default.aspx
    Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization
    http://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/dispu_e/appellate_body_e.htm

    Chapter 12

    Chapter 13

    Authors

    Anthony Dosen, Tanya Ballantyne, Marcia Brumpton, Kim Gibson, Leon Harris, Stephen Lippingwell, Christine Mills, Don Smith, Johanna Whiting