Study of Victoria’s assisted dying prospective approval process in practice

Victoria is the first Australian state to enact assisted dying laws and one of only two places in the world where a government department must issue a permit before the patient can receive assisted dying.

The Blockchain Conundrum: Humans, Community Regulation and Chains

In the second of the QUT Global Law, Science and Technology Seminar Series for 2021, Professor Kieran Tranter led a panel discussion on research conducted by Associate Professor Felicity Deane and PhD Student Lachlan Robb on 'The Blockchain Conundrum: Humans, Community Regulation and Chains'.

Loss of local media coverage equals a loss of government accountability

The decision by WIN News to close more regional media outlets is a blow to democracy, detracting from the role of local news plays in keeping governments accountable says Past Speaker of the Queensland Parliament and QUT Adjunct Associate Professor John Mickel.

Green goals: Students target Aust’s food & plastics waste

Extending conservative “use by” food dates, banning supermarkets from throwing away edible food, and developing re-usable meal kit packaging are among the ideas being brainstormed by research students at QUT’s Centre for a Waste-Free World.

‘Commit to Quit’ on World No Tobacco Day

Australia, New Zealand, and the United States governments’ further definitive moves toward the goal of ending tobacco use, are to be celebrated on World No Tobacco Day today, says QUT legal expert on tobacco control Professor Matthew Rimmer.