Victoria has introduced a strict process that hospitals must follow before authorising ante-mortem procedures.
Federal Parliament has introduced new laws with significant penalties for the import, export, manufacture or supply of therapeutic goods prohibited under an international agreement.
In Re: Imogen (No. 6)  FamCA 761, the Family Court assessed a teenager’s Gilick competence regarding treatment for gender dysphoria in the context of a dispute between Imogen’s parents about consent.
In ACCC v HealthEngine Pty Ltd  FCA 1203, HealthEngine was fined $2.9 million for breaches of the ACL over manipulated patient reviews, as well as failing to gain the informed consent of patients for disclosure of non-clinical data.
Victoria has introduced changes to staffing requirements and certain nurse to patient and midwife to patient ratios on specified shifts in certain wards.
Federal Parliament has introduced new Rules attaching conditions to the registration of specialist disability accommodation providers.