Voluntary Assisted Dying in Queensland

Voluntary Assisted Dying in Queensland

In keeping with the times, the Queensland Government has finally legalised euthanasia through the introduction of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill (2021), which comes into effect from 1 January 2023.

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What does it mean to be a reportable offender in Queensland?

What does it mean to be a reportable offender in Queensland?

Following conviction for a sexual offence against a child, or a CEM offence, the Queensland government requires offenders to report their personal details. This is often referred to as being on the sex offenders register. Read on as we take a deep dive into the law and explain what it all means.

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Mistake of fact: consent laws in Queensland

Mistake of fact: consent laws in Queensland

The excuse of mistake of fact in sexual assault and rape cases has recently come under fire by academics and non-lawyers, with some calling it an archaic “legal loophole”. Calls for the excuse to be abolished or heavily modified have resulted in an intensive review by the Queensland Law Reform Commission, which recently published its findings.

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The law on medicinal cannabis in Queensland

The law on medicinal cannabis in Queensland

Recent changes to the law have made it legal for doctors to prescribe medicinal cannabis in Queensland. Finally, you might think. Read on as we break down the legalities of accessing cannabis for medical treatment.

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