News and updates


Wednesday 22 September 2021

Reflections from our Melbourne Law School intern: Keith Lu

Keith discusses the highlights from his internship, his passions and his plans for the future.
Monday 20 September 2021

Hayley Jones appointed Director of McCabe Centre

Hayley will continue to lead the McCabe Centre after two successful years as Acting Director.
Monday 2 August 2021

Animated video: How can law stop cancer?

Our new animated video explains how law can reduce our risk of getting sick, dying or having our lives turned upside down by NCDs like cancer.
Tuesday 6 July 2021

Alumni workshop builds on global efforts to address cancer and other NCDs

Our 2021 Alumni Workshop brought together lawyers and policymakers from 19 different countries.
Thursday 10 June 2021

Alumni in the spotlight: James K. Z. Jallah

Lawyer James Jallah is leading a major revision of Liberia's Public Health Law to bring NCDs and human rights to the forefront.
Monday 7 June 2021

Reflections from our Melbourne Law School intern: Jo Wang

Jo tell us about her interests in public health law and what she learned during her internship.
Monday 31 May 2021
Rachel Kitonyo Devotsu, McCabe Centre Regional Manager for Africa

What does Australia’s tobacco plain packaging win mean for other countries?

Q&A with Rachel Kitonyo Devotsu, McCabe Centre Regional Manager for Africa
Wednesday 19 May 2021

Proven tobacco control tools are key to a healthy recovery

To help overcome the pandemic, we should double down on proven tobacco control measures through the WHO FCTC.
Tuesday 11 May 2021

Reflections from our Melbourne Law School intern: Curtis Haas

Curtis shares some of his experiences during his internship, his interests around law and cancer, and his aspirations for the future.
Monday 29 March 2021

Pacific countries supported to overcome challenges to implementing WHO FCTC

The McCabe Centre hosted the Pacific Tobacco Control Workshop on 24-25 March 2021.
Tuesday 2 March 2021

Alumni in the spotlight: Sheryl

Sheryl Dennis Wright has spent the past decade helping strengthen Jamaica's tobacco control policies.
Thursday 4 February 2021

World Cancer Day: The power of collective action in using law to address cancer

On World Cancer Day 2021, which is also the McCabe Centre's ninth birthday, Acting Director Hayley Jones explains how strong partnerships within the global cancer control community are essential to the McCabe Centre's impact.
Wednesday 16 December 2020

Alumni in the spotlight: Davi

Prosecutor Davi Bressler is part of the legal team leading Brazil's landmark lawsuit against tobacco companies to recoup money spent on public healthcare for tobacco-related illnesses.
Saturday 12 December 2020

Building back better with Universal Health Coverage: How law can help #ProtectEveryone

COVID-19 has exposed gaps in health systems around the world, and underscored the urgency to achieve Universal Health Coverage.
Thursday 10 December 2020

Workshop explores Australia’s plain packaging win and encourages other countries to follow suit

The McCabe Centre hosted a four-day online workshop on the recent WTO Appellate Body ruling upholding Australia's tobacco plain packaging laws.
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