Personal profile


Anne O'Rourke is a lecturer in the Department of Business Law and Taxation.


Anne joined the department in 2006 from the Department of Management, where she was a research fellow and tutor. Before joining Monash, Anne worked as an associate to a senior member of the AAT and as a legal research officer at the Consumer Law Centre of Victoria.

Her research interests include international law, employment law and human rights, corporate governance, workplace privacy and reproductive health rights.

Anne teaches in the area of employment law and corporations law.

Anne was also vice-president of Liberty Victoria, the Victorian Council of Civil Liberties Inc from 2004 to 2014. In that role, she regularly appeared before senate committees and spoke at public forums and on radio commenting on topics such as torture, compliance with international conventions, anti-terror legislation and corporate social responsibility. Anne remains committed to Liberty Victoria and active within certain campaigns

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 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • Abortion and Reproductive Health Rights
  • International Labour Rights
  • Employment Law
  • Workplace Privacy
  • Corporate Governance

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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