Australian Torts Law provides clear and accessible explanation and analysis of tort law in Australia. An understanding of the fundamental principles derived from both statute and the common law is fostered through engaging discussion of legislation and case law across all Australian jurisdictions.
Complex concepts in tort law are identified, explained and supported by numerous extracts and examples. Reading lists are provided at the end of each chapter to stimulate further research.
The fourth edition of Australian Torts Law has been fully revised and updated, and key statutory provisions are identified. Numerous recent decisions in areas such as trespass, nuisance and cases arising under the civil liability legislation are discussed to foster a critical appreciation of this evolving area of law. New cases include: