elder abuse

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…

Book cover for The Human Rights of Older Persons

The Human Rights of Older Persons

The world is experiencing a demographic shift as life expectancies extend and birth rates drop, and the associated economic and social transformations present numerous challenges for societies. Dr Bridget Lewis and Dr Kelly Purser (Senior Lecturers in the QUT Faculty of Law and members of the Australian Centre…