Public Lectures

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…

Genetic Discrimination in Australia: A Timely Reappraisal

Professor Margaret Otlowski joined the Queensland Genomics Health Alliance and the Australian Centre for Health Law Research to deliver a public lecture on the risk of genetic discrimination in life insurance policies. Professor Otlowski is a Professor of Law and the Deputy Director of the Centre for Law and Genetics at the University of…