Michelle Taylor-Sands is an Associate Professor at Melbourne Law School and a legal member of the Victorian Mental Health Tribunal. She has also been a policy advisor for the Victorian Government on assisted reproductive treatment legislation.
Prior to becoming an academic, Michelle was a senior lawyer with the Australian Government Solicitor, where she worked for nine years as a litigation specialist in government law and regulation. She is author of the book, Saviour Siblings: A Relational Approach to the Welfare of the Child in Selective Reproduction and has published articles in Australian and international legal, medical and ethical journals on health law and civil justice. Her current research interests include bioethics, selective reproduction and the welfare of the child to be born. She is currently a member of the Advisory Panel to the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority.
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Comparing Non-Medical Sex Selection and Saviour Sibling Selection in the Case of JS and LS..
Removing Donor Anonymity: What Does it Achieve? Revisiting the Welfare of Donor-Conceived ..
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Comparing Non-Medical Sex Selection and Saviour Sibling Selection in the Case of JS and LS v Patient Review Panel: Beyond the Welfare of the Child?
Malcolm K Smith, Michelle Taylor-Sands
Journal article | 2018 | Journal of Bioethical Inquiry
The national ethical guidelines relevant to assisted reproductive technology (ART) have recently been reviewed by the National Hea..
Removing Donor Anonymity: What Does it Achieve? Revisiting the Welfare of Donor-Conceived Individuals
Journal article | 2018 | University of New South Wales Law Journal
On 1 March 2017, all donor-conceived individuals (‘DCIs’) in Victoria were given an unfettered legal right to access identifying i..
Non-Medical Sex Selection in Australia: Public Views and Bioethical Concerns
Michelle Taylor-Sands, Malcolm Smith, Harriet Fraser, Michelle King
Journal article | 2018 | QUT Law Review
In 2017, following an extensive review of its ethical guidelines on assisted reproductive technology (ART), the Australian Nationa..
Navigating Assisted Dying in Victoria: The Legalisation of Voluntary Assisted Dying in Victoria raises Ethical, Legal and Policy Challenges
Carolyn Johnston, Michelle Taylor-Sands, Chris Gyngell, Paula O'Brien
Scholarly Contribution to Database/Website | 2018
Victoria is the first state in Australia to legalise voluntary assisted dying. The Premier, Daniel Andrews, has described the law..
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