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Amanda is a lecturer and socio-legal scholar at the Department of Business Law and Taxation and a member of the Labour Equality and Human Rights (LEAH) Research Group. Her research focus includes issues of access to justice and gender equality, particularly in the fields of labour law and taxation. Her research often relies upon doctrinal, comparative, empirical and mixed method approaches.

Amanda teaches the undegraduate units BTX3991 Employment Law and BTF3931 Taxation Law.  She has also lectured for the undegraduate unit MGF2341 Managing Employee Relations with the Department of Management.

Amanda holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours) degree from Monash University and undertook her Practical Legal Training with the Australian National University before her admittance as a lawyer in the Supreme Court of Victoria. She completed her doctoral thesis with the Department of Business Law and Taxation at Monash University, which examined Australia's legislated and market offerings of supports for balancing work and caregiving and the extent to which it supports gender equal patterns of work and care. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Law, Doctor of Philosophy, Australia's Regulatory Framework of Supports for Worker-Carers: A Gender Justice Perspective, Business Law & Taxation

20 Feb 202030 Jan 2024

Award Date: 7 Feb 2024

Law, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Australian National University (ANU)

Law, Bahelor of Law (Honours), MONASH UNIVERSITY

Research area keywords

  • Labour Law
  • Gender equality
  • Taxation Law
  • Access to Justice
  • dispute resolution

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