About Us

Tina Cockburn
Associate Professor – Health Law

Tina Cockburn TEP is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law at the Queensland University of Technology, Co-Director of the Australian Centre for Health Law Research (ACHLR), co-program leader of the Planning for Healthy Ageing research program within ACHLR, a sessional member of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) and a member of the Queensland Law Society Health and Disability Law Committee.

Tina’s health law research focuses on the legal rights and remedies of vulnerable members of society in three broad contexts: patient safety law, elder law, and children’s law.

Tina has researched, published and taught undergraduate and postgraduate students in the areas of Equity, Trusts, Torts, Health Law and Elder Law for over 25 years, and her research has been published in a range of quality national and international journals.

Tina is an active member of the national legal profession and is regularly invited to contribute to the continuing legal education programs of legal practitioners and other professionals including doctors and allied health care providers.