ACCAN Informed Consent Project (21 August 2009)

7. Appendix: Resources on obtaining informed consent

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Don’t take advantage of disadvantage, ACCC, Sydney, August 2005, <>

Australian Law Reform Commission, For your information: Australian privacy law and practice, report 108, ALRC, August 2008, <>

J Bessant, The fixed age rule: young people consent and research ethics, Youth Studies Australia, 2006, <>

Blake Dawson Waldron & People with Disability Australia, Are the rights of people whose capacity is in question being adequately protected?, response to Attorney-General of NSW discussion paper, Sydney, July 2006, <>.

BG Wilson, Linguistic diversity: A global threat to informed consent, Eradimaging, 1 November 2006, <>

Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Commission, Report Of The National Inquiry Into The Human Rights Of People With Mental Illness, HREOC, Sydney, 2004, < 1.txt>

Law Society of NSW, A practical guide for solicitors: When a client’s capacity is in doubt, Sydney, March 2009, <>

Legal Aid Queensland, Disability, Brisbane, <>

P McGrath & E Philips, ‘Western Notions of Informed Consent and Indigenous Cultures: Australian Findings at the Interface’, Bioethical Inquiry, vol. 5, 2007, pp. 21–31, <>

NSW Law Reform Commission, Report on Young People and Consent to Health Care, report 199, NSWLRC, October 2008, <$file/r119.pdf>

Office for the Protection of Research Subjects Institutional Review Board, TIP SHEET – Involvement of Non-English Speaking Subjects in Research at the University of Illnois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, 15 October 2008, <>

Rural Law Online, Capacity, <>