Emma advises on all aspects of health and aged care, and acts as a litigator for various clients. Emma has previously worked within the public service for the Department of Justice, Department of Transport and Department of Veterans’ Affairs and brings this experience to her legal role.
Acting for the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and Boards
Advising aged care providers of their obligations and responsibilities under the Aged Care Act 1997 and in coronial inquest matters
Providing advice on statutory interpretation, compliance, quality and complaints handling matters
Providing general litigation for aged care providers, individuals and organisations in contractual, tort and discrimination disputes
On 29 November 2016 the Victorian Government passed legislation changing the provisions of the Working with Children Act 2005 (Vic). The amendments expand the range of roles and organisations which will require Working with Children Checks.