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An Australian Regional Response to Marriage Equality: Newcastle and the Hunter.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of homosexuality [J Homosex] 2022 Sep 19; Vol. 69 (11), pp. 1980-2001. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Jun 04.

Abstract:In Australia same-sex marriage was passed in 2017 following public debates, a postal survey, and legislative reform. This article explores the impact of this process on the rainbow community, with a specific focus on the regional site of Newcastle, New...

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The Right of the Child to Oral Health: The Role of Human Rights in Oral Health Policy Development in Australia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of law and medicine [J Law Med] 2020 Dec; Vol. 28 (1), pp. 214-228.

Abstract:Marginalised and vulnerable children bear the burden of untreated dental disease in Australia. The lack of progress in improving the oral health of these groups signifies a need to review the effectiveness of existing child oral health policy. The curr...

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COVID-19 and Australian Prisons: Human Rights, Risks, and Responses.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of bioethical inquiry [J Bioeth Inq] 2020 Dec; Vol. 17 (4), pp. 663-667. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Nov 09.

Abstract:Australian prisons are overpopulated with people suffering from numerous health problems. COVID-19 presents a significant threat to prisoner health. This article examines the current regulatory responses from Australian state and territory governments ...

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Embracing the Future: Using Artificial Intelligence in Australian Health Practitioner Regulation.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of law and medicine [J Law Med] 2020 Dec; Vol. 28 (1), pp. 21-44.

Abstract:Artificial intelligence (AI) - computerised technology that imitates aspects of human intelligence - is developing at a rapid pace. It is increasingly used to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of multifarious processes in private industry and pu...

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COVID-19: Criminal Law, Public Assemblies and Human Rights Litigation.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of law and medicine [J Law Med] 2020 Aug; Vol. 27 (4), pp. 790-806.

Abstract:Australia's criminal law was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic from the outset and then progressively as statutory measures and judicial rulings on matters such as bail entitlements, judge-alone trials, sentences and applications for demonstrations and...

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Human rights unbound: An unrepentant call for a more complete application of human rights in relation to older persons-And beyond.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Australasian journal on ageing [Australas J Ageing] 2020 Jun; Vol. 39 (2), pp. 91-98. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Apr 23.

Abstract:This article argues that, in relation to ageing issues in Australian society, we need to more strongly embrace an explicit and comprehensive human rights framework in analysing what is going on in our society and to adopt a much more robust and demandi...

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(Re)Claiming Health: The Human Rights of Young LGBTIQ+ Indigenous People in Australia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Health and human rights [Health Hum Rights] 2022 Jun; Vol. 24 (1), pp. 35-47.

Abstract:The human rights of both LGBTIQ+ and Indigenous peoples are far from realized. When conjoined, intersecting identities reveal how racism and queer phobia affect well-being, negating the right to health and resulting in devastating impacts on people's s...

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Human Rights and the Confinement of People Living with Dementia in Care Homes.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Health and human rights [Health Hum Rights] 2020 Jun; Vol. 22 (1), pp. 7-19.

Abstract:This paper responds to growing concerns in human rights practice and scholarship about the confinement of people living with dementia in care homes. Moving beyond the existing focus in human rights scholarship on the role of restrictive practices in co...

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The COVID-19 pandemic and the human rights of persons with mental and cognitive impairments subject to coercive powers in Australia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International journal of law and psychiatry [Int J Law Psychiatry] 2020 Nov - Dec; Vol. 73, pp. 101605. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Jun 26.

Abstract:The purpose of this paper is to explore the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the human rights of persons with mental and cognitive impairments subject to coercive powers in Australia. It sets out the relevant human rights in the Convention on the Rig...

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Receiving essential health services on country: Indigenous Australians, native title and the United Nations Declaration.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Public health [Public Health] 2019 Nov; Vol. 176, pp. 15-20. Date of Electronic Publication: 2019 Oct 17.

Abstract:Objectives: The aim of the study was to investigate the public health challenge to provide chronic disease management to Indigenous Australians who wish to remain on traditional lands and not cede tenure for health services.Study Design: Within the con...

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