The recent decision, Ansett Transport Industries (Operations) Pty Ltd & Ors v Australian Federation of Air Pilots & Ors, has kindled interest in civil conspiracy as an independent tort. The repercussions of that interest in particular with respect to restricting the power of organised labour are potentially far-reaching. Yet conspiracy as a cause of action is doctrinally defective. This article argues the case in favour of curtailment of civil conspiracy.
"Civil Conspiracy: Better Dead than Alive?,"
Bond Law Review:
1, Article 4.
Available at: http://epublications.bond.edu.au/blr/vol3/iss1/4