Australia

June 16, 2020
Plain tobacco packages in Australia. Photography by Erin Johnson Room3.com.au

WTO Appellate Body rules in favour of Australia’s plain packaging laws

The last remaining challenge to Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws was dismissed on 9 June 2020. The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Appellate Body (AB) found that […]
January 8, 2020
Image (L-R): Program Manager Regional Health, Dr Frances Bingwor; Regional Coordinator for the Pacific, Daiana Buresova; Counsellor (Development Cooperation) Rochelle White; and Director, Jonathan Liberman

McCabe Centre awarded three-year grant to scale up Knowledge Hub work in the Pacific

We’re delighted to announce that the McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer has been awarded a three-year grant from the Australian Government Department of Health to […]
June 10, 2019
International Legal Training Course participants and McCabe Centre staff at Cancer Council Victoria in Melbourne, Australia

Australia: McCabe Centre’s 9th International Legal Training Course

Originally posted at mccabecentre.org Last month, the McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer welcomed 27 participants from 19 countries to Melbourne, Australia for its 9th International […]
February 27, 2019
Plain tobacco packages in Australia. Photography by Erin Johnson Room3.com.au

The WHO FCTC in the WTO Panel’s decision in Australia – Plain Packaging

This is a cross-post from the ILA Reporter, the blog of the Australian Branch of the International Law Association. The original post is available at http://ilareporter.org.au/2019/02/the-who-framework-convention-on-tobacco-control-in-the-wto-panels-decision-in-australia-plain-packaging-suzanne-zhou/  […]