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Dr Craig Cameron

PhD Griffith, LLB (Hons) Griffith, BBus Griffith

  • Senior Lecturer, Business Law
  • School of Business and Creative Industries
+ 61 7 5430 1225
Office location
SD K.2.08A
Sunshine Coast
Craig Cameron

Craig teaches and researches in labour law, regulation of business structures, corporate law, work-integrated learning (WIL), and professional skills development. Craig holds a PhD, Bachelor of Laws, and Bachelor of Business in Accounting from Griffith University, is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK), Adjunct Research Fellow (Law Futures Centre, Griffith University) and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Craig is also a lawyer with significant external and in-house experience, advising on corporate and employment issues. His expertise in teaching and professional skills development has been recognised by two Australian Learning and Teaching Council citations for outstanding contributions to student learning.

Craig’s current research interests lie in contemporary issues impacting labour law, and risk management in the context of WIL. He has recently been the recipient of research grants which have explored risk management for WIL in British Columbia (Canada), and the design of a risk management framework for financially supporting students to complete WIL experiences in Australia. Craig has 40 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in the fields of labour law, learning and teaching and WIL. In terms of service, Craig currently sits on the editorial board of the International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning and is a director of two not-for-profit organisations.

Professional memberships

  • Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Director, Australian Collaborative Education Network
  • Editorial Board, International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning


  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy (UK)
  • Adjunct Research Fellow, Law Futures Centre, Griffith University


  • Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, Australian Learning and Teaching Council, 2011
  • Best Higher Education and Training Collaboration, Business / Higher Education Roundtable (B-HERT), 2009

Professional Social Media

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Potential research projects for HDR and Honours students

  • Company law
  • Work-integrated learning
  • Labour law
  • Regulation of digital assets

Research grants

Project name        Investigators Funding body    Year Focus
Review of Risk Management, Legal Safety and Liability Coverage for WIL Students

Marion Gasbarro, Craig Cameron, and JenJen Chen

British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training (Canada) ($48,500)

2020 Risk management in work-integrated learning

Facilitating student engagement with WIL: A risk management framework for studentships

Craig Cameron and Anne Hewitt

Australian Collaborative Education Network ($10,000)


Risk and scholarships in work-integrated learning

Ethical risks in co-operative education

Cynthia Maclean, Craig Cameron, and Christine Dodds   

Association for Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning BC/Yukon (Canada) ($3,500)


Ethical risks in work-integrated learning


Research areas

  • labour law
  • company law
  • work-integrated learning
  • higher education law

Teaching areas

  • BUS203 Business Law
  • ACC220 Law of Business Associations
  • ACC704 Legal Regulation of Business Structures
  • BUS706 International Business Law and Ethics

Recent publications

  • Cameron, C. and Hewitt, A. (2022). Designing financial support for students in Australian work-integrated learning programs, International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 23(3), 359-373.
  • Cameron, C. and Orrell J. (2021), Governance and Risk Management, in S. Ferns, A. Rowe and K. Zegwaard, Advances in Research, Theory and Practice in Work-Integrated Learning: Enhancing Employability for a Sustainable Future. Routledge, New York.
  • Cameron, C. (2020). The regulation of cryptocurrency to remunerate employees in Australia. Australian Journal of Labour Law, 33(2), 157-182.
  • Cameron, C. (2019). Risk management by university lawyers in work integrated learning programs. Monash University Law Review, 45(1), 29-69.

Dr Craig Cameron’s specialist areas of knowledge include labour law, company law, internships, business education.

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