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Resources and references

This reference list both acknowledges and attributes the original authors and sources of the legal information provided in this part of the course. It also provides a useful list of resources if you want to learn more about this area of the law.


BucketOrange Magazine - Could Regina George Be Sued In Australia For Writing The ‘Burn Book’?


Fitzroy Legal Service Inc, The Law Handbook of Victoria (online): (Accidents, Insurance and Compensation)

Fitzroy Legal Service Inc, The Law Handbook of Victoria (online): (Nuisance)

Victorian Government, Department of Justice and Regulation, Justice System: Compensation for personal injury (2015):

New South Wales Government, Department of Education and Training, Learning materials: Unit 2: Introduction to Torts: Negligence (2006):

Victorian Government, Department of Education and Training, Policy and Advisory Guide: Student Safety: Supervision and Access: Duty of Care:

UniStudyGuides (online), Torts: Breach of Duty (2011):

Victorian Law Foundation, Neighbours, the law and you: Your guide to neighbourhood laws in Victoria (online) (7th ed, March 2015):

Joel Silver, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Nuisance by tree - Who’s the guilty tree, Published by Gordon and Jackson List (18 May 2015):

Law Institute of Victoria: Law Institute Journal, Fact Sheet: Defamation: An Overview, (2011):


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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Law for Non-Lawyers: Introduction to Law

Monash University