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Thursday 8 December 2022

McCabe Centre collaborates with Norwegian Cancer Society, WHO, and WHO FCTC Secretariat on law and tobacco control workshop for European Region

From discussing digital marketing to preventing tobacco industry interference, colleagues from the European region came together in October to share ideas and perspectives in a workshop on law and tobacco control.
Thursday 1 December 2022

From Australia to the world: a decade of plain packaging

Ten years ago today, Australia took a bold step and became the first country in the world to implement tobacco plain packaging, paving the way for countries across the world to do the same.
Tuesday 25 October 2022

McCabe Centre completes first ever Mastercourse to provide training for civil society professionals

The McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer has launched its first ever accredited Mastercourse course for people from civil society, ‘Engaging with law and policy for cancer prevention and control’.
Thursday 20 October 2022

World Cancer Congress 2022: McCabe Centre team reunite to bring knowledge and research to colleagues from around the world

This week, members of the McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer team were part of important global conversations about cancer prevention, control and policy.
Thursday 13 October 2022

Animated video: making effective public health laws

How does a good idea become a good law?
Friday 30 September 2022
Thursday 18 August 2022
Tuesday 31 May 2022

Animated video: Defending public health laws from legal challenges

One of the most effective tools in protecting people from the effects of tobacco is the law.
Thursday 3 March 2022

How the human rights framework is being used to promote healthier diets in the Pacific region

The Pacific region is showing how the human rights framework can be used to promote healthy diets in the region and at the same time how healthy diets are a human rights issue.
Friday 4 February 2022

Celebrating 10 years of advancing law to fight cancer

A decade after launching as the only centre of its kind in the world, the McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer has released its 10-year impact report outlining its contribution to laws that prevent cancer and protect people affected by it.
Wednesday 19 January 2022

Collaborative workshop provides tools to strengthen legal implementation of the WHO FCTC in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

The Knowledge Hub for Legal Challenges, hosted by the McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer, collaborated with the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region Office and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Secretariat to stage the workshop, which ran from 30 November to 8 December 2021, focusing on legal and regulatory measures for tobacco control.
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Friday 26 November 2021

Gold Awards for the McCabe Centre’s Online Legal Training Course

The McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer, in partnership with  Cancer Council Victoria’s Learning and Innovation Hub (LIH), have won three Gold Awards at the LEARNX Live! Awards, for their work on a new Online Legal Training Course.
Friday 22 October 2021

Alumni in the spotlight: Vicky Wari

Vicky is applying her diverse background in health and policy to advance tobacco control laws and regulations in Papua New Guinea.
Wednesday 13 October 2021

Workshop provides tools to progress tobacco control in the Pacific

Officials from Fiji, Nauru, Palau and the Solomon Islands gathered for the McCabe Centre's Pacific Tobacco Control Workshop.
Monday 4 October 2021
Laura Gleeson

Reflections from our Melbourne Law School intern: Laura Gleeson

Laura tells us more about herself, her interests in public health law, and her experiences with the McCabe Centre.
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Thursday 8 December 2022

McCabe Centre collaborates with Norwegian Cancer Society, WHO, and WHO FCTC Secretariat on law and tobacco control workshop for European Region

From discussing digital marketing to preventing tobacco industry interference, colleagues from the European region came together in October to share ideas and perspectives in a workshop on law and tobacco control.
Thursday 1 December 2022

From Australia to the world: a decade of plain packaging

Ten years ago today, Australia took a bold step and became the first country in the world to implement tobacco plain packaging, paving the way for countries across the world to do the same.
Tuesday 25 October 2022

McCabe Centre completes first ever Mastercourse to provide training for civil society professionals

The McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer has launched its first ever accredited Mastercourse course for people from civil society, ‘Engaging with law and policy for cancer prevention and control’.
Thursday 20 October 2022

World Cancer Congress 2022: McCabe Centre team reunite to bring knowledge and research to colleagues from around the world

This week, members of the McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer team were part of important global conversations about cancer prevention, control and policy.
Thursday 13 October 2022

Animated video: making effective public health laws

How does a good idea become a good law?