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JLM Vol 29 No 4 Contents:

- MONKEYPOX AND PUBLIC HEALTH LAW: Responses to Monkeypox: Learning from Previous Public Health Emergencies – Ian Freckelton AO KC and Gabrielle Wolf

- LEGAL ISSUES: New Zealand’s Bold New Structural Health Reforms: The Pae Ora (Healthy Futures) Act 2022 – Joanna Manning

- MEDICAL ISSUES - Independent Death Investigation – The Challenge: The Report to the United Nations Human Rights Council of the Special Rapporteur on Extra-judicial, Summary of Arbitrary Executions – David Ranson

- HEALTH LAW REPORTER: Throwing a Cat among the Pridgeon(s): The New South Wales Court of Appeal and the Public Interest Test under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law – Cameron Stewart and Christopher Rudge


- Regulatory Investigations: Regulators, Regulatees and the Public Interest – Arie Freiberg

- Managing Families’ Expectations in the Coronial Jurisdiction: Barriers to Enacting an Ethic of Care – Belinda Carpenter, Gordon Tait and Steph Jowett

Knowledge of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and Concussion Cannot Support a Negligence Suit against Major Sporting Organisations by Athletes. Or Can It? – David Thorpe

- Conscientious Objection in Australia: A Comparison between Abortion and Voluntary Assisted Dying – Ronli Sifris

- Regulation in Need of Therapy? Analysis of Regulatory Decisions Relating to Impaired Doctors from 2010 to 2020 – Owen M Bradfield, Matthew J Spittal and Marie M Bismark

Acting Immediately – A Review of Recent Court and Tribunal Decisions Reviewing the Use of the Immediate Action Power under the National Law – Jamie Orchard

Voluntary Assisted Dying, the Conscientious Objector Who Refuses to Facilitate it and Discrimination Law – Anthony Gray and Kerstin Braun

Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2021 (Qld): Conscientious Objection Controversies – Halie Geissmann

- First Nations Perspectives in Law-Making About Voluntary Assisted Dying – Sophie Lewis, Lindy Willmott, Ben P White, Camille La Brooy and Paul Komesaroff

- Emerging Issues from COVID-19 in the Australian Workplace – Robert Guthrie, Robert Aurbach and Marina Ciccarelli

- Medical Intervention as a Novus Actus Interveniens: Giving Meaning to the Concept of Gross Clinical Negligence – Louis Baigent

- Standard of Care in Medical Malpractice: Deference, Daubert, or Different Direction – Michael Gvozdenovic

- The Role of the Medical Profession in Occupational Lung Disease and Access to Compensation – Sally Weir, Leah O’Keefe and Ross Sottile

- Autonomy Versus Integrity: The “Mind” and its “Body” in the Law – Chris Dent

- Management of Behaviours in Dementia: Treatment or Restraint? – Rohan Wee

- Consent Rights of Gender Diverse Children in Australia and the United Kingdom: Will the Court’s Involvement End? – Georgina Jacko

- CASE NOTE: Stanley v Finnegan: Child Abuse and Bad Medicine – Adam Jardine and Marilyn Bromberg

- BOOK REVIEWS: A Time of Terror: The Black Death in Sydney, by Peter Curson