In the media

Patients the big losers from Queensland pharmacy inquiry recommendations

AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, said that patients will be the big losers if certain recommendations from the Queensland Pharmacy Inquiry are adopted and implemented (17 October 2018). More...

Overdiagnosis 'epidemic' the target of new alliance of medical professionals

An alliance of doctors, patients, researchers and public organisations is developing a plan to deal with what it describes as an unacceptable level of overdiagnosis in Australia (15 October 2018). More...

Palaszczuk Government delivers historic abortion laws

Abortion will be legal in Queensland for the first time in 119 years after the Parliament passed the Palaszczuk Government’s historic laws on Thursday 17th October (17 October 2018). More...

Published - articles, papers, reports

Motor accident injury insurance and automated vehicles: discussion paper

National Transport Commission: 17 October 2018

This paper identifies elements within existing motor accident injury insurance schemes that may act as barriers to accessing compensation for personal injuries or death caused by an automated driving system. The paper discusses how these schemes, or alternative insurance models, could provide cover for injuries and deaths involving an automated vehicle. More...

Legislation

Termination of Pregnancy Bill 2018

Introduced by: Hon Y D'Ath MP on 22/08/2018

Stage reached: Passed on 17/10/2018