Australian Emergency Law

The law that impacts upon Australia's emergency services written by Associate Professor, Dr Michael Eburn (PhD), Barrister.

Conference papers, CPD and community presentations

2017

  • Legal issues in CPR. Presentation (via videoconference) to the Resus @ The Park, Luna Park, Sydney, 2 June 2017 [Website] [Powerpoint] [Audio] [Pre-recorded video for use if the videoconference failed].
  • Lessons From Disasters? Looking For A New Way To Learn. Presentation at the UK Cabinet Office’s Emergency Planning College, Easingwolds (York) 17 May 2017 [Website] [Powerpoint] [Audio].
  • Disasters and Law. Lecture for students enrolled in KE6017 – Development and Disasters at Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 9 March 2017 [Powerpoint] [Audio part 1][Audio part 2].
  • Recognising the limits of International law in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) – why it is part of the problem, and only part of the solution. Staff Seminar presented at Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1 March 2017 [Powerpoint] [Audio].
  • Reviewing High Risk and High Consequence Decisions: Finding a Safer Way. Paper presented at the 14th International Wildland Fire Safety Summit, Barcelona (Spain), 31 January 2017 [Website] [Powerpoint] [Audio].
  • International Disaster Law- an issue of Sovereign or Human Rights?  Presentation at the inaugural conference of the UK Alliance for Disaster Research, King’s College, London, 9 January 2017 [Website] [Powerpoint].

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  • Emergency Law. Keynote address, Institute of Ambulance Officers National Conference, Sydney, 14 October 1999.
  • Legal Issues. (Keynote address) Carer Respite Centres State Conference, Coffs Harbour, 18 September 1999. [Powerpoint].
  • Duty of Care and Community Health Workers. Community Health Workers Seminar, Tweed Heads, March 1998.
  • End of Life Decisions- where are we now? (Plenary session.) Managing End of Life Decisions, Rural Doctors Resource Network, Armidale 26-27 July 1997.
  • Danger and Response: Identifying and Avoiding Legal Issues for St JohnSt John Ambulance Australia (Vic), Commissioner’s Conference, Melbourne, August 1997 and National Management Training Seminar, Sydney, April 1997.
  • Ethical Issues in Active Voluntary Euthanasia. Centre for Health, Law, Ethics and Policy: Human Life and Death forum, University of Newcastle, 6 December 1996.
  • Setting the Standards for Medical Negligence: The Bolam Test post Rogers v Whitaker. Continuing Legal Education Seminar, University of New England, 24 October 1996.
  • Director’s Duties. Legal and Insurance Issues for Community Health Workers Seminar, Port Macquarie, July 1996.
  • Duty of Care and Community Health Workers. Legal and Insurance Issues for Community Health Workers Seminar, Port Macquarie, July 1996.
  • Death Gives Birth to the need for new LawChristian Centre for Bioethics 10th Annual Bioethics Conference, Sydney Adventist Hospital, 24-25 March 1996.
  • Duty of Care and Community Health Workers. Ballina Primary Health Care Seminar, Lismore, October, 1995.
  • Legal Implications of withholding resuscitation. St John Ambulance Australia (NSW) Instructors Conference, Sydney, September 1995.
  • Voluntary Euthanasia- The Northern Territory Experience. Department of Law Research Seminar, University of New England, 28 July 1995.
  • Duty of Care and Community Health Workers. Community Options Conference, Coffs Harbour, 17 March 1995.
  • Liabilities of Directors and Staff. Aged Services Association (New England Branch) Industrial Seminar, Armidale, October 1994.
  • Bioethics and the Challenge of Technological ChangeThe Mid-North Coast Social Science Teachers’ Association HSC Legal Studies Student Seminar, Coffs Harbour, September 1994.
  • Professional Responsibilities. Community Organisations and the Law Conference, Armidale, June 1994.
  • Ethics in Home and Community Care. Community Organisations and the Law Conference, Armidale, June 1994.
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