Governance and regulation of health care


Areas of research

Our governance and regulation of health care research explores legal, regulatory and policy issues including:

  • legal issues in global health
  • regulation of new technologies in health care
    public health law
  • regulation of consent to medical treatment
  • negligence and patient safety
  • health governance and organisational ethics
  • preventing death, injury and disease at work
  • privacy and health data
  • global health governance agreements and institutions
  • adult guardianship and capacity
  • work health and safety regulation
  • health implications of food, air and water
  • access to medicines
  • 3D printing.


Our researchers undertake collaborations and engage with a range of research centres, industry, professional groups, government bodies and organisations in Australia and internationally, including:

  • Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics
  • ADA Australia
  • Keele University
  • Durham University
  • University of Wollongong
  • Novancia Business School Paris
  • University College London
  • Latrobe University
  • University of New South Wales
  • University of Sydney
  • Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation QUT
  • Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation


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