Category: Work, Health & Environment
We are at a critical juncture in human history. The sustainability of our environment, disruptive medical technology and the future of work are uncertain and contested.
Frontiers in Ocean Sustainability – Co-designing Research and Solutions On 19-22 September, Dr Nengye Liu was invited by Germany’s Future Ocean Cluster of Excellence to present at International Conference “Frontiers in Ocean Sustainability – Co-designing Research and Solution” in Halifax, Canada. The Conference was jointly organised by Future Ocean and Dalhousie University’s Ocean Frontiers Institutes – […]
The reach of our research extends beyond our borders and is now being translated into other languages. In 2014 Dr Alex Wawryk wrote a chapter on International Energy Law, for a book edited by colleagues, Paul Leadbeter and Prof Paul Babie. This chapter will soon be translated into Chinese. There has also been interest in […]
Following their recent book on Cooperation at Work, Mark Bray, Johanna Macneil and Adelaide Law School’s Prof Andrew Stewart have written about the good faith bargaining obligations in the Fair Work Act 2009 and the extent to which they contribute to the pursuit of cooperation and mutual gains in the workplace. Entitled “Bargaining, Cooperation and […]
Associate Professor Joanna Howe , Professor Andrew Stewart and Emirata Professor Rosemary Owens have recently published a timely article in the Sydney Law Review exploring the issue of unpaid work performed by temporary migrants. Abstract: Increasing attention is being given to the exploitation of temporary migrant workers in Australia, especially in relation to wage underpayments and ‘cashback scams’ […]
Innovative medical treatment is essential to the development of medicine and we need to be constantly moving forward. However, in a world where we are constantly confronted with ‘the new’ and it is lauded as the next great thing, there is an assumption that new automatically means better. This assumption is reflected in the ongoing […]
Helping to protect students, patients and employees from unfair treatment due to their sexual orientation or gender identity is at the heart of a range of reforms proposed for South Australia’s equal opportunity laws. In the latest report from the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute, based at the University of Adelaide, the Institute has […]
Professor Andrew Stewart has published an article on the Legality of Unpaid Internships in The Conversation.
The recent extension of Belgium’s euthanasia laws to include children has been widely reported and sent some ripples of concern through the community. Underlying this is, however, a note of caution. In a recent piece in The Conversation the authors call for caution in considering the new laws and their implications. They point out that […]
The annual AABHL conference is a wonderful opportunity to engage in inter-disciplinary discussion about health law and ethics. The call for abstracts is now open: On behalf of the organising committee it is our pleasure to invite you to the Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law (AABHL) conference in Perth from the 2nd-4th of […]
There have recently been some events that demonstrate the problems arising when brain death is misunderstood. Legally and medically, irreversable cessation of all functions of the brain means that a person is dead. This of course is simple to say but given that a patient is often on ‘life’ support when the diagnosis occurs, there […]