this product is unavailable for purchase using a firm account, please log in with a personal account to make this purchase.

2020/21 Membership Year

Your membership is due for renewal by 30 June 2020. 

Renew Now

LIJ May 2007

The content below is for members only. Login or Join Now to Enjoy the Benefits

Cover Story

Steering through troubled waters
Therapeutic jurisprudence approaches are helping criminal lawyers guide clients towards rehabilitation.

By Kathy Douglas

Cover Story

Feature Articles


Do the right thing
Franchisors need to disclose sufficient information to enable prospective franchisees to make informed decisions about the business.

By Ron Willemsen

Consumer Protection

Ring ring – don’t give me a call
While the national Do Not Call Register is about to become operational, many Victorians are unaware of existing protection against unwanted telemarketing calls offered by the Fair Trading Act.

By David Palfreeman


Spit & polish
“No action” is no longer an option for Victorian road authorities following the Road Management Act 2004.

By Dr Karinne Ludlow

Statutory Demands

The foreign currency curve ball
Court decisions in two cases send mixed signals on the reasons for validating foreign currency demands.

By David Kim

Industrial Action

The industrial action obstacle race
Applicants seeking a ballot order in the AIRC for taking protected industrial action face a number of hurdles.

By Tim Donaghey


Publications Department

(for LIJ (Law Institute Journal) and LIV Directory and Diary inquiries only) Tel:(61 3) 9607 9319 Fax:(61 3) 9607 9451 Email: Managing editor: Carolyn Ford. Sub-editor/publications coordinator: Mary Kerley. Journalist: Karin Derkley. Sub-editor/proofreader: Libby Brown. Art director: Katherine Alexander. Editorial & administrative assistant: Sophie Suelzle. Advertising: Lisa Crowle.


Editorial committee

Chair: Gerry Bean Members:  Tony Burke, Geoff Gronow, Melissa Macken, Chris Molnar, Cameron Ross and Carolyn Ford.


Editorial policy

All contributions and letters to the editor to be addressed to: Managing editor, Carolyn Ford, Law Institute of Victoria Ltd, GPO Box 263, Melbourne 3001. Tel: (61 3) 9607 9319. Mob: 0406 004 935. Fax: (61 3) 9607 9451. Email: Views expressed by contributors are not necessarily endorsed by the Law Institute of Victoria. No responsibility is accepted by the Institute, the editor or the printers for the accuracy of information contained in the text and advertisements.

CAB audit logoLIJ (Law Institute Journal) circulation September 2014 12,785 - CAB audited.

LIV Social