Law School

Taxation Law and Policy


The Taxation Law and Policy Research Group provides support for the Law School's tax teaching and research.  Working closely with the profession and partner organisations in Australia and internationally, the group coordinates the School's taxation seminars, publications and research grants.  Its members comprise academic and adjunct staff teaching and researching in taxation law and policy, research fellows, graduate students completing research in taxation law and policy and academic visitors in residence.


  • To encourage and support academic tax publications by our members.
  • To assist staff in the taxation law field to acquire competitive research funding and carry out contracted research.
  • To be closely involved in the delivery and development of higher degrees by research programs.
  • To provide direct logistical and academic support to candidates enrolled in higher degrees by research.
  • To foster and disseminate academic taxation law research through organising conference, seminars and colloquia, as well as joint events with other institutions.  Research outcomes from these events are published in conjunction with other institutions or commercial publishers.

Tax Law at UWA

Graduate Diploma and Master of Taxation Law
The UWA Law School offers both a Graduate Diploma and Master of Taxation Law as well as a combined. This advanced program is designed to give tax professionals the expertise necessary to specialise in the complex and varied field of taxation law. Students are given the option of specialising in domestic or international tax law and will develop an advanced understanding of the technicalities of tax law in a range of specialist areas. Subjects covered include international tax, resource tax, advanced capital gains and corporate tax, taxation of trusts and transfer pricing. For more information about these courses and how to apply.

PhD Program
The Taxation Law and Policy Research Group provides expert supervision in all areas of taxation law and practice for doctoral candidates from Australia and around the globe.  For more information contact Rick Krever or Nolan Sharkey.


The Taxation Law and Policy Research Group, in collaboration with international and national partners, regularly organises seminars and conferences on taxation issues.



Comparative Capital Gains Taxation

27-28 September 2017, Prato, Italy


Taxation and Corruption

3-5 October 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa