1) Discuss the unlawful termination regime under the Fair Work Act and how, in substance and process, it differs from the Unfair Dismissal regime under the Act.
2) What is the significance of describing the unfair dismissal disputes as interests disputes which must initially be dealt with by the Fair Work Commission?
3) What do you consider to be the most contentious features of the unfair dismissal regime under the Fair Work Act 2009? Why are they so important and can you suggest improvements?
4) “Australia has made a good deal of progress in providing for support for workers whose positions have been made redundant”. Do you agree with this statement? What else needs to be done in this regard?