‘Right to repair’ movement pushes back against the throwaway society

Australia must join the global ‘right to repair’ movement with a holistic reform of consumer, competition and environmental law to ensure recognition of consumers’ ‘right to repair’ goods rather than having to throw them out and replace them.

Double your chances: Entrepreneurs back scholarships for QUT students

Are you a Year 12 student destined for life as an entrepreneur? QUT is doubling its number of Budding Entrepreneur Scholarships on offer for 2022, thanks to a group of Queensland entrepreneurs and companies who are backing the next generation of talent.

Shayna Jack appeal case tests sport’s legal principles on doping bans

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack has fully served a two-year period of ineligibility for a doping offence and should now be free to train and compete with other swimmers, say two QUT law researchers.

Voluntary Assisted Dying policy briefing distils 20 years of research

As Queensland and NSW politicians prepare to consider new voluntary assisting dying (VAD) laws, Professors Ben White and Lindy Willmott from QUT’s Australian Centre for Health Law Research have released a policy briefing summarising their VAD research undertaken over the past 20 years.

Will-making in the time of COVID – the role of technology

The COVID pandemic has highlighted the pressing need for research on the role of technology in will-making, QUT researchers from the Australian Health Law Research Centre have found.

$6.5 million awarded to QUT researchers in ARC Future Fellowship round

Investigating tax avoidance by multinational enterprises and finding opportunities to counter inequality online were among seven QUT-based projects awarded more than $6.5 million through the Australian Research Council (ARC) 2021 Future Fellowship Scheme.