Alysia Blackham, Reforming Age Discrimination Law: Beyond Individual Enforcement (Oxford Monographs on Labour Law, Oxford University Press, 2022).

Alysia Blackham, Empirical Research and Workplace Discrimination Law (Brill Research Perspectives Series on Comparative Discrimination Law, 2019, Brill).


Alysia Blackham, Abandoning Individual Enforcement? Interrogating the Enforcement of Age Discrimination Law’ (2023) 43(1) Legal Studies 3-28 DOI:10.1017/lst.2023.8.

Alysia Blackham, ‘Promoting Innovation or Exacerbating Inequality? Laboratory Federalism and Australian Age Discrimination Law’ (2023) Federal Law Review (accepted 7 October 2022).

Alysia Blackham, ‘When Law and Data Collide: The Methodological Challenge of Conducting Mixed Methods Research in Law’ (2022) 49(2) Journal of Law and Society S87–S104 .

Alysia Blackham, Positive Equality Duties: The Future of Equality and Transparency?’ (2021) 37(2) Law in Context 98–118.

Alysia Blackham, ‘Enforcing Rights in Employment Tribunals: Insights from Age Discrimination Claims in a New “Dataset”’ (2021) 41(3) Legal Studies 390–409.

Alysia Blackham, ‘Women, Age Discrimination and Work: Where Have all the Cases Gone?’ Proceedings of Gender and Sexuality at Work: A Multidisciplinary Research and Engagement Conference, University of Melbourne, 2020, 94–98.

Alysia Blackham and Jeromey Temple, ‘Intersectional Discrimination in Australia: An Empirical Critique of the Legal Framework’ (2020) 43(3) UNSW Law Journal 773–800

Alysia Blackham, ‘Why Do Employment Age Discrimination Cases Fail? An Analysis of Australian Case Law’ (2020) 42(1) Sydney Law Review 1–35.

Alysia Blackham, ‘Age Discrimination Beyond Employment’ (2019) 52 Kobe University Law Review 1–17 .

Dominique Allen and Alysia Blackham, ‘Under Wraps: Secrecy, Confidentiality and the Enforcement of Equality Law in Australia and the UK’ (2019) 43(2) Melbourne University Law Review 384–422.

Alysia Blackham, Interrogating the “Dignity” Argument for Mandatory Retirement: An Undignified Development?’ (2019) 48(3) Industrial Law Journal 377–415.

Alysia Blackham and Dominique Allen, ‘Resolving Discrimination Claims outside the Courts: Alternative Dispute Resolution in Australia and the United Kingdom’ (2019) 31 Australian Journal of Labour Law 253–278.

Alysia Blackham, ‘Young Workers and Age Discrimination: Tensions and Conflicts’ (2019) 48(1) Industrial Law Journal 1–33.

Dominique Allen and Alysia Blackham, ‘Using Empirical Research to Advance Workplace Equality Law Scholarship: Benefits, Pitfalls and Challenges’ (2018) 27(3) Griffith Law Review 337–365.

Alysia Blackham, “We are all Entrepreneurs Now”: Options and New Approaches for Adapting Equality Law for the “Gig Economy”’ (2018) 34(4) International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations 413–434.

Alysia Blackham, ‘Recent Developments in Australian and New Zealand Age Discrimination Law: A Comparative Perspective’ (2018) 43(2) New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations 66–82.

Alysia Blackham, ‘A Compromised Balance? A Comparative Examination of Exceptions to Age Discrimination Law in Australia and the UK’ (2018) 41(3) Melbourne University Law Review 1085–1120.

Alysia Blackham, ‘Defining “Discrimination” in UK and Australian Age Discrimination Law’ (2017) 43(3) Monash University Law Review 760–795.

Alysia Blackham, ‘Employment Discrimination Law in the United Kingdom: Achieving Substantive Equality at Work?’ (2017) 30 Australian Journal of Labour Law 256–74.

Book chapters

Alysia Blackham, ‘Older Workers, Unfair Dismissal and Age Discrimination Law: Strengthening Employment Protection? Comparative Perspectives from Australia and the UK’ in Mia Rönnmar and Jenny Julén Votinius (eds), Older Workers and the Future of Work (in press, Kluwer Law International).

Alysia Blackham, ‘Mixed Methods Research’ in Alysia Blackham and Sean Cooney (eds), Handbook on Research Methods in Labour Law (in press, Edward Elgar).

Alysia Blackham, ‘A Life Course Approach to Addressing Exponential Inequalities: Age, Gender, and COVID-19’ in Shreya Atrey and Sandra Fredman (eds), Exponential Inequalities: Equality Law in Times of Crisis (2023, OUP) pp 233–254.

Alysia Blackham, Non-Discrimination on the Grounds of Age’, in Sacha Garben and Jeremias Adams-Prassl (eds), Oxford University Press Online Encyclopedia of EU Law (2022, OUP).

Alysia Blackham, ‘Underenforced, Under the Radar? Women, Age Discrimination and Work’ in Yutaka Tejima (ed), Issues Surrounding the Welfare of Elderly People in the Super Aging Society (in press, Springer).

Alysia Blackham, Working at the Edges of Legal Protection: Equality Law and Youth Work Experience from a Comparative Perspective’ in Andrew Stewart, Rosemary Owens, Niall O’Higgins and Anne Hewitt (eds) Internships, employability and the search for decent work experience (2021, ILO).

Alysia Blackham, ‘Pensions and the Modern Workforce’ in Paul S Davies, Sinéad Agnew and Charles Mitchell (eds) Pensions: Law, Policy and Practice (2020, Hart).

Alysia Blackham, ‘Re-Systematising Labour Law: Beyond Traditional Systems Theory and Reflexive Law?’ in Alysia Blackham, Miriam Kullmann and Ania Zbyszewska (eds), Theorising Labour Law in a Changing World: Towards Inclusive Labour Law (2019, Hart).

Miriam Kullmann, Ania Zbyszewska and Alysia Blackham, ‘Introduction’ in Alysia Blackham, Miriam Kullmann and Ania Zbyszewska (eds), Theorising Labour Law in a Changing World: Towards Inclusive Labour Law (2019, Hart).


Alysia Blackham, Reforming Age Discrimination Law book forum: Author’s reply’ on AUSPUBLAW (24 October 2022).

Alysia Blackham, Anne Hewitt and Jack Lam, ‘Reimagining Age Equality at Work’ on Pursuit (14 June 2022).

Alysia Blackham, ‘Age Discrimination in a Pandemic: COVID-19 and Inequality at Work’ on Labour Law Down Under (5 May 2020).

Alysia Blackham, ‘Discrimination in a Pandemic’ on Pursuit (3 May 2020).

Alysia Blackham, 'Women, Age Discrimination and Work' on Pursuit (7 March 2020).

Alysia Blackham, Liam Elphick and Adriana Orifici, ‘We Need to Talk about Discrimination Law and Why a Thoughtful Approach to Reform is so Important’ on The Conversation (5 February 2020).

Alysia Blackham, ‘Challenging Discrimination in the Gig Economy’ on Pursuit (6 March 2019). 

Alysia Blackham, ‘Why Mandatory Retirement Ages Should be a Thing of the Past’ on The Conversation (9 April 2018). 

A/Prof Blackham's full list of publications can be viewed here.