Federation Business School

Christine Peacock

Building B,
Mt Helen
Phone:5327 6164


Research Interests

Taxation Law - FOR code 180125

Current research project

Christine is completing a Doctor of Philosophy in Taxation at the University of Canterbury on the GST/VAT treatment of immovable property.



Malaysian GST Handbook (2015, Sweet & Maxwell).

Edited Books

Christine Peacock (ed), GST in Australia: Looking forward from the First Decade, Thomson Reuters (2011).

Book chapters

Michael Kobetsky, Ann O’Connell, Catherine Brown, Rodney Fisher and Christine Peacock, Income Tax, materials and essential cases, Federation Press (2012) (Christine is the author of the GST chapter).

Journal articles (all references are to the 2016 ABDC journal list)

Level B

Christine Peacock, "Cross border supplies and Australia's GST" (2016) 4 International VAT Monitor (B).

Fabiola Annacondia and Christine Peacock, "VAT Committee – Guidelines 2014 – 2015" (2015) 6 International VAT Monitor (B).

Christine Peacock, “Taxing the consumption of owner-occupied residential housing” (2013) 5 International VAT Monitor (B)

Christine Peacock, “Residential land under Australian GST” (2011) 22(4) International VAT Monitor 255-258 (B)

Christine Peacock, “Nine steps to internationalise a tax law curriculum: Discussing another country’s laws” (2011) 3 (1 and 2) Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association 113-12 (B).

Christine Peacock, “Why simple GST treatment of real property is important” (2010) 13(4) Tax Specialist 216-222 (B)

Christine Peacock, “What constitutes an input-taxed supply of used residential premises?” (2010) 13(3) Tax Specialist 138-144 (B)

Christine Peacock, “Changes to the Australian GST Immovable Property “Margin Scheme”” (2006) 17 (5) International VAT Monitor 327-335 (B)

Level C

Christine Peacock, "Place of supply in Malaysia's new GST" (2015) Australian GST Journal (C).

For details of Christine’s other publications see: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christine-peacock-79374327/


Christine has more than 10 years’ experience as a University lecturer, teaching mainly tax law and other law subjects. She has previously worked as a full time academic at RMIT University, Deakin University and Monash University.

She also has significant industry experience as a GST/VAT specialist, and has worked in the Asia Pacific region and Europe. Christine was previously a Director in Indirect Tax at KPMG Malaysia, and a VAT specialist at the IBFD, the world’s foremost authority on cross-border taxation.


  • Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning, RMIT University, 2011.
  • Master of Laws, Monash University, 2008.
  • Admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria (Australia), 2005.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Skills and Ethics, Monash University, 2004.
  • Bachelor of Commerce/Laws (Hons) (majoring in accounting), Deakin University, 2004

Teaching areas

Christine is the course coordinator for two subjects: Income Tax Law and Practice in the Bachelor of Commerce, and Commercial Law taught in postgraduate commerce programs. Both subjects are also delivered at partner providers.

Professional memberships and associations

  • Australasian Tax Teacher’s Association

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