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Area of Law: Law and Medicine

At Monash

Law, Health Law and Wellbeing Group (Faculty of Law)
Understanding the impact of the law on our biggest health, social and ethical challenges.




The Michael Kirby Centre for Public Health and Human Rights (Faculty of Medicine)

Australian medical databases


"Health law is...a broad and multifaceted discipline, and includes health administration, public health, ethics, and regulation of the different health professions. It demands a firm grasp of current developments in tort, contract law, human rights and family law."
Andrew Lu, 'Book Review: Health Law in Australia' (2010) 18(10) Australian Health Law Bulletin 153.

Some medico-legal books


Australian medical cases: select list

Links go to medium neutral citation version of case if available. Remember to check for authorised version, if any, in a case citator such as CaseBase or FirstPoint

See also Australian Medical Liability Cases (CCH IntelliConnect)