Various ACLM upcoming events have been postponed or changed due to COVID-19

Legal Medicine

Established in November 1995, The Australasian College of Legal Medicine provides a network for doctors and dentists who have completed dual qualifications in law and medicine or dentistry, or forensic medicine, or whose areas of practice are impacted by the law and who have consequently elected to undertake internal College or external training to gain at least a basic understanding of the law as it applies to their practices for the benefit of their patients.

The term Legal Medicine represents four broad areas of medical practice; encapsulating the fields of Civil Legal Medicine, Criminal or Forensic Legal Medicine, Medical Ethics and medical practice areas affected by statute law.

NEW: Webinar Series

Annual General Meeting 

All members are invited to attend.

Basic Law Intensive

To be rescheduled.


Webinar #1 – College Pathways – Dr Adam Griffin
8th October 2020 - 5.30pm AEST / 6.30pm AEDT
Webinar #2 – College Pathways – Dr Alexander Holden
22nd October 2020 - 5.30pm AEST / 6.30pm AEDT
2020 Annual General Meeting
5th November 2020 - Via Zoom Meetings
​Annual Scientific Meeting – Legal Aspects of Child and Adolescent Health
2020 ASM POSTPONED - New date in 2021 TBC - Hobart, TAS, Australia


Changes to upcoming events due to COVID-19
The following changes have been made to the events scheduled in the near future.
Journal of Law & Medicine – Vol 27 No 4 available
The Journal of Law & Medicine - Vol 27 No 4 is now available via the WestLaw platform. Preview the content and access your online subscription to read this latest release.
ACLM 2020 ASM Postponement
The 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting will be postponed to a new date. Please read this important updated from our President.

Thinking about becoming a member?

Visit the Join section of our website for up to date information on membership benefits, requirements and the application process.

Meet our members

Dr Ian Home
Dr Ian Home, ACLM Fellow, shares his experience in becoming a Forensic Physician. Learn more about the road to this interesting career.
Dr Natalie MacCormick
We interview Dr Natalie MacCormick, Forensic Physician at the Queensland Health Clinical Forensic Medicine Unit.

More for members

Benefit from our Expert Witness database

Are you a member who would like to be contacted to provide mediolegal reports? Are you a lawyer looking for an expert medical professional? See how ACLM’s Expert Witness Database can benefit you.

Submit an article for publishing

We welcome all members to submit articles for consideration to be published on our online Members Library or in an upcoming College Newsletter. Please email article submissions to