Emeritus Professor Ron McCallum

AO, BJuris LLB (Hons) (Monash) LLM (UQ)

F10 - Law School (Camperdown)
The University of Sydney

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UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Biographical details

Ronald C McCallum AO was the foundation Blake Dawson Waldron Professor in Industrial Law in the Faculty of Law of the University of Sydney. He took up this position in January 1993 and retired from this position on 30 September 2007. This Blake Dawson Waldron professorship was the first full professorship in industrial law at any Australian university. Ron is the first totally blind person to have been appointed to a full professorship in any field at any university in Australia or New Zealand. Ron McCallum was employed on a fixed-term contract as a Professor of Labour Law in the Faculty of Law of the University of Sydney from 1 February 2008 until 31 December 2010. In January 2011, he was appointed to an Emeritus Professorship in the Faculty of Law of the University of Sydney.

Professor McCallum has written extensively on labour law matters. Ron taught Administrative Law, Public Law and Labour Law at the University of Sydney at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has also taught Labour Law at the Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, Ontario Canada, and at Duke University, North Carolina United States of America. Before commencing teaching at the University of Sydney, he taught at Monash University from 1974 to 1992.

On 1 July 2002, Professor McCallum commenced his five year term as Dean of the Faculty of Law of the University of Sydney. His term as Dean of Law concluded on 30 September 2007. Ron is the first totally blind person to be appointed to the Deanship of a Law School in Australia or New Zealand. Ron was also the inaugural president of the Australian Labour Law Association, and he served in that role from February 2001 to November 2009. As President, in September 2009 in Sydney, he hosted the XIX World Congress of the International Society for Labour and Social Security Law. From September 2006 to September 2009, Professor McCallum served as the Asian regional Vice-President of the International Society for Labour and Social Security Law.

In September 2003, Ron was elected as the Chair of Radio for the Print Handicapped of New South Wales Co-Operative Ltd which operates radio 2RPH, which reads out over the air newspapers and magazines for blind and for other print handicapped listeners. On 28 February 2011, he relinquished his position as Chair, and resigned from the Board in March 2012. Since 2006, he has been a member of the Board of Vision Australia Pty Ltd, and in November 2006 he was appointed as one of the two Deputy-Chairs of this Board. Vision Australia assists blind and vision impaired people in Australia, but especially in the States of New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, and in the Northern Territory.

On 3 September 2008, the Australian Government nominated Professor McCallum as its candidate for election to the inaugural United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This Committee of Experts oversees the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This Convention came into force on 3 May 2008. On 3 November 2008, Professor McCallum was elected as one of twelve persons who served on the inaugural Committee of Experts. At its inaugural meeting in February 2009, Professor McCallum was made General Rapporteur for the Committee. At its second meeting in October 2009, Professor McCallum was unanimously elected as 2010 Chair of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. On 1 September 2010, Professor McCallum was re-elected in New York to the Committee of experts for a four year term which will conclude on 31 December 2014. On 11 April 2011 at the Committee’s 5th session, Professor McCallum was elected as Chair for a further two year term which concluded at the beginning of the ninth session of the Committee which was held from 15 to 19 April 2013. Professor McCallum is now a Vice-Chairperson of the CRPD Committee.

In October 2008, Professor McCallum was appointed as a member of the National People with Disabilities and Carer’s Council, and was re-appointed for a further three year term in October 2011. In early July 2010, Professor McCallum was appointed by the Governor of NSW, to the position of Chair of the Disabilities Council of New South Wales on an interim basis until 31 December 2010. This enabled the Government of the State of New South Wales to advertise for, and to fill new positions on the Disability Council.

In early 2003, the Australian Government awarded Professor McCallum a Centenary Medal for his role as a labour law scholar and for his role as a disabled citizen in our nation. In the 2006 Queen’s Birthday honours list (12 June 2006), Professor McCallum received the designation of Officer in the Order of Australia for his services to tertiary education, for industrial relations advice to governments, for assistance to visually impaired persons and for social justice. On 11 October 2007, Professor McCallum received the 2007 Alumni Achievement Award of Queen's University Canada where he had undertaken postgraduate studies in law from 1972 to 1974. On 25 November 2010, Professor McCallum was awarded by the Premier of New South Wales Ms Kristina Keneally, the honour of being declared NSW Senior Australian of the Year for 2011. On 25 January 2011, Professor McCallum was awarded by the Prime Minister of Australia Ms Julia Gillard, the honour of being Senior Australian for the Year 2011. On 14 February 2011, Professor McCallum received a Making A Difference Award from Mr Rick Hansen and the Rick Hansen Foundation for his work on equal rights and social inclusion.

On 4 October 2012, Professor McCallum received the Monash University Life Time Achievement Award 2012 at a Monash University awards ceremony in Melbourne.

On 7 December 2010, Professor McCallum commenced his consultancy at HWL Ebsworth Lawyers.

On 20 December 2011, Professor McCallum was appointed by the Minister for Workplace Relations etc, Mr Bill shorten, to a three member panel to review Australia’s Fair Work laws, that is Australia’s labour and employment law legislation. The review was completed on 15 June 2012. See Towards More Productive and Equitable Workplaces: An Evaluation of the Fair Work Legislation, Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Canberra, Australia, 15 June 2012.

In 1982, Professor McCallum was appointed as one of a number of foreign correspondents to the National Academy of Arbitrators. The Academy is the professional body for private labour arbitrators in the United States and Canada. In this role, he has participated in five world-wide comparative labour law studies which have been published in what is now titled the Comparative Labour Law and Policy Journal.

In 2013, Professor McCallum was appointed to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal as one of four new appointments whose role will be to hear National Disability Insurance Scheme matters.

Ron is married to Professor Mary Crock and they have one daughter and two sons. His hobbies include playing the flute, reading, cooking and meditation.

Teaching and supervision

  • Evidence
  • Litigation
  • Individual Employee Relations
  • Collective Employee Relations
  • Employment & Industrial Law
  • Labour Law
  • Comparative Industrial Law
  • Work Safety
  • Trade Union Law

Awards and honours

  • Henry Viscardi Achievement Award, 2014
  • Doctor of Letters (honoris causa), Macquarie University, 2014
  • Michael Kirby Lifetime Achievement Award, 2013
  • Distinguished Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award, Monash University, 2012
  • NSW Senior Australian of the Year, 2011
  • Alumni Achievement Award, Queen's University Canada, 2007
  • Officer in the Order of Australia, 2006
  • Centenary Medal, 2003

Selected grants

2013

  • Current and proposed changes to restrictions on entry, stay and residence for people living with HIV in Australia and to compare relevant policies in New Zealand, Canada and the United States; Crock M, McCallum R, de Wit J, Fowler D; United Nations AIDS/Research Support.
  • Making Rights Real: A Regional, Comparative Approach to Disability and Children's Rights in International Law.; Crock M, Cashmore J, McCallum R, Saul B; DVC International/IPDF Grant.

2012

  • Protection of Refugees with Disabilities in Camp Situations; Crock M, McCallum R, Saul B; Australian Agency for International Development (AUSAID)/Australian Development Research Awards.

2011

  • Seed funding for the Forging Futures for Refugees with Disabilities Project; Crock M, McCallum R; Shafallah Centre/Research Support.

2008

  • Workplace Death and Injury: Re-visiting the Regulatory Impact of Prosecution and Deterrance; McCallum R, Jamieson S, Schofield T; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2007

  • Workplace Death and Injury: Re-imagining Deterrence and Prosecution; McCallum R; University of Sydney/Bridging Support.

Selected publications & creative works

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Books

  • McCallum, R. (2008). McCallums Top Workplace Relations Cases: Labour Law and the Employment Relationship as Defined by Case Law. Sydney: CCH Australia Ltd.

Book Chapters

  • Crock, M., Howe, S., McCallum, R. (2014). Conflicted Priorities? Enforcing Fairness for Temporary Migrants (Forthcoming). In Cathryn Costello, Mark Freedland (Eds.), Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Crock, M., Hart, N., McCallum, R. (2014). War, law and disability: Ensuring equality in situations of crisis. In David Mitchell, Valerie Karr (Eds.), Crises, Conflict and Disability: Ensuring equality, (pp. 9-18). London: Routledge.
  • McCallum, R. (2011). Legislated Standards: The Australian Approach. In Marian Baird, Keith Hancock and Joe Isaac (Eds.), Work and Employment Relations: An Era of Change, (pp. 6-16). Sydney, Australia: The Federation Press.
  • McCallum, R. (2010). La citoyenneté au travail (Citizenship at work). In Michel Coutu and Gregor Murray (Eds.), Travail et citoyenneté: Quel Avenir (Work and Citizenship. What Future), (pp. 71-108). Quebec, Canada: Les Presses de lUniversite Laval.
  • McCallum, R. (2008). Australian Labour Law and the Rudd Vision: Some Observations. In Joellen Riley, Peter Sheldon (Eds.), Remaking Australian Industrial Relations, (pp. 21-30). Sydney: CCH Australia Ltd.
  • McCallum, R., Roles, C. (2008). Harmonising Occupational Health and Safety Systems. In Joellen Riley, Peter Sheldon (Eds.), Remaking Australian Industrial Relations, (pp. 65-74). Sydney: CCH Australia Ltd.
  • McCallum, R., Chin, D., Gooley, A. (2007). Fairness and Balance in Industrial Bargaining. In Mordy Bromberg and Mark Irving (Eds.), Australian Charter of Employment Rights, (pp. 90-103). Victoria: Hardie Grant Publishing.
  • McCallum, R. (2007). Rethinking Comparative Labor Law: Bridging the Past and the Future. In B Aaron & K Stone (Eds.), Rethinking Comparative Labor Law: Bridging the Past and the Future, (pp. 79-92). Lake Mary, Florida: Vandeplas Publishing.
  • McCallum, R. (2005). Industrial Citizenship. In Joe Isaac & Russell D. Lansbury (Eds.), Labour Market Deregulation: Rewriting the Rules, Essays in honour of Keith Hancock, (pp. 15-36). Sydney: Federation Press.
  • McCallum, R. (2002). Australian Labour Law, Migration and the performance of work. In Mary Crock and Kerry Lyon (Eds.), Nation Skilling: Migration, Labour and the Law in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States, (pp. 117-127). Sydney Australia: Desert Pea Press.
  • McCallum, R. (2002). Legal Aspects of the Changing Social Contract at Work. In Ron Callus & Russell D. Lansbury (Eds.), Working Futures: The Changing Nature of Work and Employment Relations in Australia, (pp. 87-100). Australia: Federation Press.
  • McCallum, R., Patmore, G. (2002). Works Councils and Labour Law. In P.J. Gollan, R. Markey & I. Ross (Eds.), Works Councils in Australia: Future Prospects and Possibilities, (pp. 74-100). Sydney: The Federation Press.
  • McCallum, R. (2001). Introduction. In JW Shaw QC, J Ross, J L Trew QC & R C McCallum. (Eds.), Butterworths Industrial Law Companion, (pp. 1011-1025). Sydney: Butterworths.

Journals

  • Schofield, T., Reeve, B., McCallum, R. (2014). Australian workplace health and safety regulatory approaches to prosecution: Hegemonising compliance (Forthcoming). Journal of Industrial Relations. [More Information]
  • McCallum, R., Crock, M., Hart, N., Saul, B. (2014). Making Every Life Count: Ensuring Equality and Protection for Persons with Disabilities in Armed Conflicts (Forthcoming). Monash University Law Review, 40.
  • Crock, M., Hart, N., McCallum, R. (2014). Making every life count: ensuring equality for persons with disabilities in emergency situations (Forthcoming). Monash University Law Review, 40(1).
  • Smith-Khan, L., Crock, M., Saul, B., McCallum, R. (2014). To 'Promote, Protect and Ensure': Overcoming Obstacles to Identifying Disability in Forced Migration (Forthcoming). Journal of Refugee Studies. [More Information]
  • McCallum, R., Martin, H. (2013). Comment: The CRPD and Children with Disabilities. Australian International Law Journal, 20, 17-31.
  • McCallum, R., Riley, J., Stewart, A. (2013). Resolving Disputes over Employment Rights in Australia. Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal, 34(4), 843-876.
  • McCallum, R., Schofield, T., Reeve, B. (2012). The Role of the Judiciary in Occupational Health and Safety Prosecutions: Institutional Processes and the Production of Deterrence. Journal of Industrial Relations, 54(5), 688-706. [More Information]
  • Crock, M., Ernst, C., McCallum, R. (2012). Where Disability and Displacement Intersect: Asylum Seekers and Refugees with Disabilities. International Journal of Refugee Law, 24(4), 735-764. [More Information]
  • McCallum, R. (2011). American and Australian Labor Law and Differing Approaches to Employee Choice. ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law, 26(2), 181-199.
  • McCallum, R. (2011). Participating In Political and Public Life: A challenge for we persons with sensory disabilities. Alternative Law Journal, 36(2), 80-81.
  • Reeve, B., McCallum, R. (2011). The Scope of Employers' Responsibilities under Australian Occupational Health and Safety Legislation. Australian Journal of Labour Law, 24(3), 189-213.
  • McCallum, R. (2010). In Search of Origins: Blindness in History and Law. Australian Bar Review, 33(2), 146-159.
  • Jamieson, S., Reeve, B., Schofield, T., McCallum, R. (2010). OHS prosecutions: Do they deter other companies from offending? Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 26(3), 213-231.
  • Schofield, T., Reeve, B., McCallum, R. (2009). Deterrence and OHS Prosecutions: Prosecuted Employers' Responses. Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 25(4), 263-276.
  • McCallum, R. (2008). National OHS Review Releases Issues Paper: Editorial. Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 24(4), 283-285.
  • McCallum, R. (2007). Australian Labour Law After the Work Choices Avalanche: Developing an Employment Law for our Children. Journal of Industrial Relations, 49(3), 436-454.
  • McCallum, R. (2007). Convergences and/or Divergences of Labor Law Systems: The View from Australia. Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal, 28(3), 455-467.
  • McCallum, R. (2007). The Work Choices Case: Some reflections. Judicial Officers' Bulletin, 19 (4), 29-33.
  • McCallum, R. (2006). Justice at Work: Industrial Citizenship and the Corporatization of Australian Labour Law. Journal of Industrial Relations, 48(2), 131-153. [More Information]
  • McCallum, R. (2006). The New Work Choices Laws: Once Again Australia Borrows Foreign Labour Law Concepts. Australian Journal of Labour Law, 19(2), 98-104.
  • McCallum, R. (2005). Plunder Downunder: Transplanting the Anglo-American Labor Law Model to Australia. Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal, 26(3), 381-399.
  • McCallum, R. (2005). The Australian Constitution and the Shaping of our Federal and State Labour Laws. Deakin Law Review, 10(2), 460-469.
  • McCallum, R. (2005). The Role of the Criminal Law in 21st Century Australian Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. Australian Mining and Petroleum Law Association yearbook, 1, 184-198.
  • McCallum, R. (2004). Review: Isaac Joe and MacIntyre, Stuart, The New Province for Law and Order: One Hundred Years of Australian Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration (Cambridge University Press, Melbourne). University of New South Wales Law Journal, 28(3), 932-934.
  • McCallum, R. (2003). Conflicts of laws and labour law in the new economy. Australian Journal of Labour Law, 16(1), 50-68.
  • McCallum, R., Stewart, A. (2002). The Impact of Electronic Technology on Workplace Disputes. Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal, 24, 19-46.
  • McCallum, R. (2002). Trade Union Recognition and Australia's Neo-Liberal Voluntary Bargaining Laws. Relations Industrielles-Industrial Relations, 57(2), 225-251.
  • McCallum, R. (2001). Labour Outsourcing and the High Court: PP Consultants v Finance Sector Union (2000) 176 alr 205 (case comment). Australian Journal of Labour Law, 14, 97-103.
  • McCallum, R. (2001). Review: "Employment Relations, Industrialisation and Union Exclusion: An International Study". Australian Journal of Labour Law, 14, 104-106.
  • McCallum, R. (2001). Review: Fudge, J and Tucker, E, "Labour before the Law: The regulation of workers collective action in Canada, 1900-1948". Relations Industrielles-Industrial Relations, 56, 802-804.

Conferences

  • McCallum, R. (2013). Regulating Australian industrial relations. National Farmers' Federation Seminar (2000), Barton, ACT: National Farmers' Federation.
  • McCallum, R. (2001). History and Scene Setting. Business Council of Australia Industrial Relations Forum (2001), Melbourne, Australia: Business Council of Australia.
  • McCallum, R. (2000). A New Era for Victorian IR. Monash Business Faculty Conference (2000), Melbourne, Australia: Monash University.
  • McCallum, R. (2000). A robust national IR system for Australia. A Unitary Industrial Relations System: Unfinished Business of the 20th Century (2000), Melbourne, Australia: Business Council of Australia.
  • McCallum, R. (2000). An update on federal unfair dismissal law - recent cases. NSW Young Lawyers Employment and Industrial Relations Forum (2000), Sydney, Australia: NSW Young Lawyers Association.
  • McCallum, R. (2000). Australian industrial relations and the HEI sector. Australian Higher Education Industry Association National Conference (2000), Melbourne, Australia: Australian Higher Education Industry Association.
  • McCallum, R. (2000). Australian labor law, migration and the performance of work. Nation Skilling - Migration, Labour and the Law: An International Symposium (2000), Sydney, Australia: Law Council of Australia.
  • McCallum, R. (2000). Changing work relations. Industrial Relations Commission of NSW Annual Conference (2000), Sydney, Australia: Industrial Relations Commission of NSW.
  • McCallum, R. (2000). Individualism versus collectivism. Industrial Relations Society of Victoria Annual Conference (2000), Melbourne, Australia: Industrial Relations Society of Victoria.
  • McCallum, R. (2000). Legal aspects of the changing social contract of law at work. Future of Work and Employment Relations Conference (2000), Melbourne, Vic: Presentation.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • McCallum, R. (2009). OHS prosecutions have deterrent effect. OHS Alert, Volume 3, pages 1-2.
  • McCallum, R. (2008). National OHS Review Releases Issues Paper: Preliminary Observations. CCH News, Volume 5, pages 1-3.
  • McCallum, R. (2005). The Howard Government's Refashioning of Australian Labour Law: The Neoliberal Labour Law Agenda. Dissent, 18.

Report

  • Crock, M., Saul, B., Ruddock, P., Yale-Loehr, S., Hoashi-Erhardt, C., Martin, S., Lowell, B., Martin, P., Hugo, G., McCallum, R., Vann, R., Allars, M., et al (2002). NationSkilling: Migration, Labour and the Law.

Other

  • McCallum, R. (2009), OHS prosecutions have deterrent effect.

Research Reports

  • Edwards, J., McCallum, R., Moore, M. (2012). Towards more productive and equitable workplaces: An evaluation of the Fair Work legislation, 15 June 2012, (pp. 1 - 294). Canberra, ACT, Australia: Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.

2014

  • Schofield, T., Reeve, B., McCallum, R. (2014). Australian workplace health and safety regulatory approaches to prosecution: Hegemonising compliance (Forthcoming). Journal of Industrial Relations. [More Information]
  • Crock, M., Howe, S., McCallum, R. (2014). Conflicted Priorities? Enforcing Fairness for Temporary Migrants (Forthcoming). In Cathryn Costello, Mark Freedland (Eds.), Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • McCallum, R., Crock, M., Hart, N., Saul, B. (2014). Making Every Life Count: Ensuring Equality and Protection for Persons with Disabilities in Armed Conflicts (Forthcoming). Monash University Law Review, 40.
  • Crock, M., Hart, N., McCallum, R. (2014). Making every life count: ensuring equality for persons with disabilities in emergency situations (Forthcoming). Monash University Law Review, 40(1).
  • Smith-Khan, L., Crock, M., Saul, B., McCallum, R. (2014). To 'Promote, Protect and Ensure': Overcoming Obstacles to Identifying Disability in Forced Migration (Forthcoming). Journal of Refugee Studies. [More Information]
  • Crock, M., Hart, N., McCallum, R. (2014). War, law and disability: Ensuring equality in situations of crisis. In David Mitchell, Valerie Karr (Eds.), Crises, Conflict and Disability: Ensuring equality, (pp. 9-18). London: Routledge.

2013

  • McCallum, R., Martin, H. (2013). Comment: The CRPD and Children with Disabilities. Australian International Law Journal, 20, 17-31.
  • McCallum, R. (2013). Regulating Australian industrial relations. National Farmers' Federation Seminar (2000), Barton, ACT: National Farmers' Federation.
  • McCallum, R., Riley, J., Stewart, A. (2013). Resolving Disputes over Employment Rights in Australia. Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal, 34(4), 843-876.

2012

  • McCallum, R., Schofield, T., Reeve, B. (2012). The Role of the Judiciary in Occupational Health and Safety Prosecutions: Institutional Processes and the Production of Deterrence. Journal of Industrial Relations, 54(5), 688-706. [More Information]
  • Edwards, J., McCallum, R., Moore, M. (2012). Towards more productive and equitable workplaces: An evaluation of the Fair Work legislation, 15 June 2012, (pp. 1 - 294). Canberra, ACT, Australia: Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.
  • Crock, M., Ernst, C., McCallum, R. (2012). Where Disability and Displacement Intersect: Asylum Seekers and Refugees with Disabilities. International Journal of Refugee Law, 24(4), 735-764. [More Information]

2011

  • McCallum, R. (2011). American and Australian Labor Law and Differing Approaches to Employee Choice. ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law, 26(2), 181-199.
  • McCallum, R. (2011). Legislated Standards: The Australian Approach. In Marian Baird, Keith Hancock and Joe Isaac (Eds.), Work and Employment Relations: An Era of Change, (pp. 6-16). Sydney, Australia: The Federation Press.
  • McCallum, R. (2011). Participating In Political and Public Life: A challenge for we persons with sensory disabilities. Alternative Law Journal, 36(2), 80-81.
  • Reeve, B., McCallum, R. (2011). The Scope of Employers' Responsibilities under Australian Occupational Health and Safety Legislation. Australian Journal of Labour Law, 24(3), 189-213.

2010

  • McCallum, R. (2010). In Search of Origins: Blindness in History and Law. Australian Bar Review, 33(2), 146-159.
  • McCallum, R. (2010). La citoyenneté au travail (Citizenship at work). In Michel Coutu and Gregor Murray (Eds.), Travail et citoyenneté: Quel Avenir (Work and Citizenship. What Future), (pp. 71-108). Quebec, Canada: Les Presses de lUniversite Laval.
  • Jamieson, S., Reeve, B., Schofield, T., McCallum, R. (2010). OHS prosecutions: Do they deter other companies from offending? Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 26(3), 213-231.

2009

  • Schofield, T., Reeve, B., McCallum, R. (2009). Deterrence and OHS Prosecutions: Prosecuted Employers' Responses. Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 25(4), 263-276.
  • McCallum, R. (2009). OHS prosecutions have deterrent effect. OHS Alert, Volume 3, pages 1-2.
  • McCallum, R. (2009), OHS prosecutions have deterrent effect.

2008

  • McCallum, R. (2008). Australian Labour Law and the Rudd Vision: Some Observations. In Joellen Riley, Peter Sheldon (Eds.), Remaking Australian Industrial Relations, (pp. 21-30). Sydney: CCH Australia Ltd.
  • McCallum, R., Roles, C. (2008). Harmonising Occupational Health and Safety Systems. In Joellen Riley, Peter Sheldon (Eds.), Remaking Australian Industrial Relations, (pp. 65-74). Sydney: CCH Australia Ltd.
  • McCallum, R. (2008). McCallums Top Workplace Relations Cases: Labour Law and the Employment Relationship as Defined by Case Law. Sydney: CCH Australia Ltd.
  • McCallum, R. (2008). National OHS Review Releases Issues Paper: Editorial. Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 24(4), 283-285.
  • McCallum, R. (2008). National OHS Review Releases Issues Paper: Preliminary Observations. CCH News, Volume 5, pages 1-3.

2007

  • McCallum, R. (2007). Australian Labour Law After the Work Choices Avalanche: Developing an Employment Law for our Children. Journal of Industrial Relations, 49(3), 436-454.
  • McCallum, R. (2007). Convergences and/or Divergences of Labor Law Systems: The View from Australia. Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal, 28(3), 455-467.
  • McCallum, R., Chin, D., Gooley, A. (2007). Fairness and Balance in Industrial Bargaining. In Mordy Bromberg and Mark Irving (Eds.), Australian Charter of Employment Rights, (pp. 90-103). Victoria: Hardie Grant Publishing.
  • McCallum, R. (2007). Rethinking Comparative Labor Law: Bridging the Past and the Future. In B Aaron & K Stone (Eds.), Rethinking Comparative Labor Law: Bridging the Past and the Future, (pp. 79-92). Lake Mary, Florida: Vandeplas Publishing.
  • McCallum, R. (2007). The Work Choices Case: Some reflections. Judicial Officers' Bulletin, 19 (4), 29-33.

2006

  • McCallum, R. (2006). Justice at Work: Industrial Citizenship and the Corporatization of Australian Labour Law. Journal of Industrial Relations, 48(2), 131-153. [More Information]
  • McCallum, R. (2006). The New Work Choices Laws: Once Again Australia Borrows Foreign Labour Law Concepts. Australian Journal of Labour Law, 19(2), 98-104.

2005

  • McCallum, R. (2005). Industrial Citizenship. In Joe Isaac & Russell D. Lansbury (Eds.), Labour Market Deregulation: Rewriting the Rules, Essays in honour of Keith Hancock, (pp. 15-36). Sydney: Federation Press.
  • McCallum, R. (2005). Plunder Downunder: Transplanting the Anglo-American Labor Law Model to Australia. Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal, 26(3), 381-399.
  • McCallum, R. (2005). The Australian Constitution and the Shaping of our Federal and State Labour Laws. Deakin Law Review, 10(2), 460-469.
  • McCallum, R. (2005). The Howard Government's Refashioning of Australian Labour Law: The Neoliberal Labour Law Agenda. Dissent, 18.
  • McCallum, R. (2005). The Role of the Criminal Law in 21st Century Australian Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. Australian Mining and Petroleum Law Association yearbook, 1, 184-198.

2004

  • McCallum, R. (2004). Review: Isaac Joe and MacIntyre, Stuart, The New Province for Law and Order: One Hundred Years of Australian Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration (Cambridge University Press, Melbourne). University of New South Wales Law Journal, 28(3), 932-934.

2003

  • McCallum, R. (2003). Conflicts of laws and labour law in the new economy. Australian Journal of Labour Law, 16(1), 50-68.

2002

  • McCallum, R. (2002). Australian Labour Law, Migration and the performance of work. In Mary Crock and Kerry Lyon (Eds.), Nation Skilling: Migration, Labour and the Law in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States, (pp. 117-127). Sydney Australia: Desert Pea Press.
  • McCallum, R. (2002). Legal Aspects of the Changing Social Contract at Work. In Ron Callus & Russell D. Lansbury (Eds.), Working Futures: The Changing Nature of Work and Employment Relations in Australia, (pp. 87-100). Australia: Federation Press.
  • Crock, M., Saul, B., Ruddock, P., Yale-Loehr, S., Hoashi-Erhardt, C., Martin, S., Lowell, B., Martin, P., Hugo, G., McCallum, R., Vann, R., Allars, M., et al (2002). NationSkilling: Migration, Labour and the Law.
  • McCallum, R., Stewart, A. (2002). The Impact of Electronic Technology on Workplace Disputes. Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal, 24, 19-46.
  • McCallum, R. (2002). Trade Union Recognition and Australia's Neo-Liberal Voluntary Bargaining Laws. Relations Industrielles-Industrial Relations, 57(2), 225-251.
  • McCallum, R., Patmore, G. (2002). Works Councils and Labour Law. In P.J. Gollan, R. Markey & I. Ross (Eds.), Works Councils in Australia: Future Prospects and Possibilities, (pp. 74-100). Sydney: The Federation Press.

2001

  • McCallum, R. (2001). History and Scene Setting. Business Council of Australia Industrial Relations Forum (2001), Melbourne, Australia: Business Council of Australia.
  • McCallum, R. (2001). Introduction. In JW Shaw QC, J Ross, J L Trew QC & R C McCallum. (Eds.), Butterworths Industrial Law Companion, (pp. 1011-1025). Sydney: Butterworths.
  • McCallum, R. (2001). Labour Outsourcing and the High Court: PP Consultants v Finance Sector Union (2000) 176 alr 205 (case comment). Australian Journal of Labour Law, 14, 97-103.
  • McCallum, R. (2001). Review: "Employment Relations, Industrialisation and Union Exclusion: An International Study". Australian Journal of Labour Law, 14, 104-106.
  • McCallum, R. (2001). Review: Fudge, J and Tucker, E, "Labour before the Law: The regulation of workers collective action in Canada, 1900-1948". Relations Industrielles-Industrial Relations, 56, 802-804.

2000

  • McCallum, R. (2000). A New Era for Victorian IR. Monash Business Faculty Conference (2000), Melbourne, Australia: Monash University.
  • McCallum, R. (2000). A robust national IR system for Australia. A Unitary Industrial Relations System: Unfinished Business of the 20th Century (2000), Melbourne, Australia: Business Council of Australia.
  • McCallum, R. (2000). An update on federal unfair dismissal law - recent cases. NSW Young Lawyers Employment and Industrial Relations Forum (2000), Sydney, Australia: NSW Young Lawyers Association.
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