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Mental Health Matters

Course Outline

Course Outline


Required reading

Guidelines for Panel Lawyers in matters before the Mental Health Review Tribunal PDF 209 KB
Mental Health Advocacy Practice Standards  PDF 253 KB
Decisions of the Mental Health Review Tribunal

Decisions of the Supreme Court of NSW and others


Useful resources

Defining Madness, Peter Shea (1999) Hawkins Press
Rethinking Rights-Based Mental Health Laws, McSherry and Weller (eds) (2010) Hart Publishing
Australian Mental Health Tribunals: Space for Fairness, Freedom, Protection and Treatment,
Carney, T, Tait, D, Perry, J, Beaupert, F. (2011) Australian Mental Health Review Tribunals

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