Conference Presentations

‘Discourse of the Law in Psychiatric Illness: To be or not to be’ (Paper presented at the XXVIth International Congress On Law and Mental Health, Montreal, July 2001).

‘Interpretation of Psychiatry in Law: Is There A Legal Definition of Psychiatric Illness?’ (Paper presented at the Postgraduate Colloquium, Division of Law, Macquarie University, and September 2001).

‘A Judicial Innovation and Divergence: Interpreting Article 17 of the Warsaw Convention: Does ‘bodily injury’ include ‘psychiatric injury’? (Paper presented at the Law, Culture and Social Change Conference, University of Sydney, November 2001).

‘Discourse of the Law in Psychiatric Illness’ (Paper presented at the Faculty of Law Guest Seminar Series, University of Western Sydney, December 2000).

‘Discourse of the Law in Psychiatric Illness’ (Paper presented at the Risk and Responsibility Conference, University of Sydney, November 2000).

‘Judicial Scepticism in Psychiatric Illness’ (Paper presented at the International Islamic University and National Malaysian University, Kuala Lumpur, June-July 2000).

‘Judicial Scepticism in the Realm of Medical Psychiatry and the Law of Negligence’ (Paper presented at the Macquarie Guest Seminar Series, Macquarie University, March 2000).

‘Has Tort Law failed women?’ (Paper presented at the Materials for Feminism Conference, Macquarie University, December 1999).

‘Why is there an endemic distrust of medical psychiatry in law, is it a myth or an illness?’ (Paper presented at the Markets Bodies Conference, University of Sydney, October 1999).

‘Negligent psychiatric harm in the courtroom-are law and medicine on a collision course?’ Prue Vines (UNSW); Yega Muthu (MQ); Barbara Ann Hocking (QUT) and Ben Zipser (Selbourne Chambers, Sydney). (Paper presented at the 28th International Congress on Law and Mental Health, October 2003).

‘The rise of psychiatric injury as a cause of action-bodily injury, the Warsaw Convention and innovative judicial interpretation’ James Harb (Price Waterhouse Coopers Legal); Kishan Manocha, Forensic Psychiatrist, London; Yega Muthu (MQ). (Paper presented at the 28th International Congress on Law and Mental Health, October 2003).

‘Stalking on cyberspace: Is it sufficiently ‘proximate’ to give rise to a claim for psychiatric injury within the DSM and ICD classifications?’ Yega Muthu (MQ). (Paper presented at the 28th International Congress on Law and Mental Health, October 2003).

‘Pain and Suffering as interpreted by the DSM from an Indigenous perspective’ (Paper presented at the Indigenous Knowledge and Bioprospecting Conference, Macquarie University, April 2004).

Speaker, Law and Policy Seminar, 4pm, Connolly Building Room S2, University College Cork, IRELAND, Friday 10th December, 2004

Paper presented at the  International Congress on Law and Mental Health,Université René Descartes: Centre Universitaire des Saints-Pères, 45 rue des Saints-Pères, Paris, 2005

Speaker and Contributor, THE MENTAL HEALTH ACT – ISSUES AND CONSEQUENCES, Faculty of Law, University Technology of Sydney, May 2008

The Experience and Assessment of Mental Illness in Indigenous culture, Committee Member, 20th annual TheMHS Conference 14 – 17 September 2010

Refugees: Death in Custody – An Australian Problem? (XXXIIIrd International Congress on Law and Mental Health NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam July 14th – 19th, 2013)

Named Presenters: Andrew Campbell, Yega Muthu, Anne Scahill, Rohan Squirchuk, Ian Pringle, Pierre DeDassell, Rosara Squirchuk, Susan Halliday: ‘Into the Lion’s Den: Approaching Tribunal Hearings Using Principles of Respect and Dignity for Patients (Mock Tribunal Hearing), Into the Lion’s Den: Committal Process, Issues and Process in Mental Health Law in New South Wales (NSW)’, Australia, XXXIVth International Congress on, Law and Mental Health Sigmund Freud University Vienna, AUSTRIA,2015

Key Note Speaker, Promoting recovery through legal representation, 44TH INTERNATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH NURSING CONFERENCE, The Australian College on Mental Health Nurses, Pullman Cairns International, Cairns, Queensland, 24-26 October 2018

Speaker,‘Threshold to make a Community Treatment Order in England and Australia: Risk Management v Recovery’, CPE Conferences, Britain Pacific Conference 28 Dec 2019 – 4 Jan 2020, London UK