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Victorian Government, Department of Justice and Regulation, Justice System: Compensation for personal injury (2015): http://www.justice.vic.gov.au/home/justice+system/compensation+for+personal+injury

New South Wales Government, Department of Education and Training, Learning materials: Unit 2: Introduction to Torts: Negligence (2006): https://sielearning.tafensw.edu.au/MBA/19194J/commerc_law/lo/u2_t1_neg/u2_t1_neg_03.htm

Victorian Government, Department of Education and Training, Policy and Advisory Guide: Student Safety: Supervision and Access: Duty of Care: http://www.education.vic.gov.au/school/principals/spag/safety/Pages/dutyofcare.aspx

UniStudyGuides (online), Torts: Breach of Duty (2011): http://www.unistudyguides.com/wiki/Torts

Victorian Law Foundation, Neighbours, the law and you: Your guide to neighbourhood laws in Victoria (online) (7th ed, March 2015): http://www.victorialawfoundation.org.au/sites/default/files/resources/Neighbours_the_law_and_you%20NE%20Web.pdf

Joel Silver, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Nuisance by tree - Who’s the guilty tree, Published by Gordon and Jackson List (18 May 2015): http://www.gordonandjackson.com.au/uploads/documents/articles/Nuisance_by_Tree_Joel_Sliver_May_2015_2.pdf

Law Institute of Victoria: Law Institute Journal, Fact Sheet: Defamation: An Overview, (2011): http://www.liv.asn.au/PDF/News/Journal/Write/2011DefamationFactSheet


Sarah Witnall, Greg Walsh, Patrick Rooney, Torts, (2008, LexisNexis Butterworths).

Andrew Clarke et. al, Torts: A Practical Learning Approach, (2014, 3rd ed, LexisNexis Butterworths).

Richard Kidner, Textbook on Torts, (2012, 12th ed, Oxford University Press).

Sam Blay, Nutshell series: Torts, (2010, 6th ed, Lawbook Co.)

Julia Davis, Connecting with Tort Law, (2012, Oxford University Press).

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