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Postdoctoral Research Fellow opportunity

QUT’s Australian Centre for Health Law Research is seeking to appoint a new Postdoctoral Research Fellow for a 3 year appointment. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will carry out research and support the undertaking of research projects about end-of-life law and voluntary assisted dying in Australia.  The position is…

Abstract artwork for ACHLR 10th Annual Public Oration

ACHLR 10th Annual Public Oration

Please join members of the Australian Centre for Health Law Research for the 10th Annual Public Oration with Professor Emma Cave presenting. Abstract The oration will consider how the sufficiency of young adults’ autonomy is judged in light of biological, social and psychological evidence that adolescence can continue…

John Chesterman

ACHLR Public Lecture – John Chesterman

The Future of adult safeguarding in Queensland In 2017 the Australian Law Reform Commission produced a ground-breaking report entitled Elder Abuse – A National Legal Response in which it recommended that: ‘Adult safeguarding laws should be enacted in each state and territory. These laws should give adult safeguarding…

artwork for Global Law Science and Technology Seminar Series

Health Technology and Big Data: Is ethical debt inevitable?

In the first seminar of our QUT Global Law, Science and Technology Seminar Series, co-hosted by the Australian Centre for Health Law Research (ACHLR), Associate Professor Bernadette Richards explored the challenges of trustworthy data governance. Abstract: Technology is empowering advances in healthcare, extending beyond the clinical interface to the…

Andrew Denton and Justice Peter Applegarth AM

ACHLR 9th Annual Public Oration

The Australian Centre for Health Law Research (ACHLR) hosted their 9th Annual Public Oration on March 29, 2022. This year’s oration, New Voluntary Assisted Dying Legislation, was delivered by Andrew Denton and Justice Peter Applegarth (Judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland and chairperson of the Queensland Law Reform Commission).…

Wills formalities in the 21st century – Promoting testamentary intention in the face of societal change and advancements in technology

In our fifth QUT Global Law, Science and Technology seminar series for 2021, co-hosted by the Australian Centre for Health Law Research (ACHLR), Professor Bridget Crawford investigated the purposes of traditional will-making requirements and their continued vitality in the context of remotely witnessed wills. Abstract The COVID-19 global…